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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 = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 6:40:00 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: 43%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' South, Longitude: 175° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.7"981.29 miWest0° 10' 21.5"11.87 miSouth981.06 mi
24 hours347° 08' 21.1"871.59 miWest3° 50' 54.2"264.56 miSouth904.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 6:40 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Sun 7:40 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
Lautoka *Sun 7:40 AM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nadi *Sun 7:40 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sun 7:40 AM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSun 5:40 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 5:40 AM999 km621 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 8:40 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSun 6:40 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 7:40 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSoutheast SE

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