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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 = Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:36:00 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: 22%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 134° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.0"1004.61 miWest0° 11' 45.9"13.47 miNorth1004.68 mi
24 hours11° 14' 40.2"777.72 miEast4° 34' 45.3"314.64 miNorth837.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:36 PM2577 km1601 miles1392 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 2:36 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 4:36 PM2893 km1797 miles1562 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 2:36 PM3429 km2131 miles1852 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 2:36 PM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 5:36 PM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 4:36 PM4042 km2511 miles2182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Tue 7:36 PM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 1:36 PM4252 km2642 miles2296 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoTue 4:36 PM4272 km2655 miles2307 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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