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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 6:26:00 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: 22%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 155° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.02 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.4"945.94 miWest0° 06' 15.1"7.17 miSouth945.68 mi
24 hours14° 26' 23.3"947.74 miEast1° 54' 45.1"131.55 miSouth951.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 8:26 AM585 km363 miles316 nmEast E
RarotongaMon 8:26 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 7:26 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:26 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 7:26 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 7:26 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:26 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth N
AdamstownMon 10:26 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Tue 7:26 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 6:26 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest-northwest WNW

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