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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 6:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 157° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.97 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 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' 43.6"945.83 miWest0° 06' 13.8"7.14 miSouth945.57 mi
24 hours14° 26' 39.9"947.95 miEast1° 54' 13.4"130.95 miSouth951.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 8:36 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 8:36 AM837 km520 miles452 nmEast E
AlofiMon 7:36 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:36 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 7:36 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 7:36 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:36 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth N
Suva *Tue 7:36 AM2553 km1587 miles1379 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 6:36 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 10:36 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmEast-southeast ESE

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