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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 54%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' South, Longitude: 165° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.19 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.9"995.70 miWest0° 11' 18.5"12.95 miSouth995.58 mi
24 hours12° 06' 47.3"831.35 miEast4° 21' 56.1"300.03 miSouth879.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 5:30 AM648 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 6:30 AM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSat 5:30 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoSat 5:30 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 5:30 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 6:30 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 6:30 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmEast E
MajuroSat 6:30 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 5:30 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 7:30 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSoutheast SE

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