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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 19, 2013 at 4:36:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' North, Longitude: 159° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.28 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.0"976.70 miWest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 miNorth976.46 mi
24 hours11° 06' 47.9"746.58 miEast2° 56' 50.2"202.64 miNorth768.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 6:36 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 6:36 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 4:36 PM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:36 PM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 5:36 PM2891 km1797 miles1561 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 4:36 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 6:36 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 4:36 PM3366 km2091 miles1817 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 4:36 PM3444 km2140 miles1859 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 6:36 PM3620 km2250 miles1955 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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