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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 = Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 2:44:00 AM.

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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: 14%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 176° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 kilometres/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.8"1001.50 miWest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 miNorth1001.70 mi
24 hours11° 35' 38.0"800.40 miEast4° 45' 49.8"327.32 miNorth865.81 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 2:44 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
Howland IslandMon 2:44 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth N
Kanton IslandTue 3:44 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast E
RawakiTue 3:44 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 2:44 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
AtafuTue 3:44 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 3:44 PM889 km553 miles480 nmSoutheast SE
TabiteueaTue 2:44 PM978 km608 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Tue 4:44 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 2:44 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmWest-northwest WNW

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