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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 30, 2013 at 2:08:00 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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 172° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.6 kilometres/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 31.7"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"1005.00 miWest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 miSouth1005.07 mi
24 hours11° 24' 46.3"789.41 miEast4° 37' 41.2"318.00 miSouth850.02 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
Kanton IslandThu 3:08 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouth S
RawakiThu 3:08 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 2:08 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest W
Howland IslandWed 2:08 AM529 km329 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
AtafuThu 3:08 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 3:08 AM989 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 2:08 AM1319 km819 miles712 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 4:08 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 4:08 AM1657 km1029 miles895 nmEast E
TarawaThu 2:08 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W

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