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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 2:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 178° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 46.3"1004.98 miWest0° 11' 36.4"13.29 miSouth1005.04 mi
24 hours11° 25' 05.2"789.77 miEast4° 37' 37.1"317.92 miSouth850.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 2:34 AM222 km138 miles120 nmEast-northeast ENE
Howland IslandWed 2:34 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
RawakiThu 3:34 AM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 2:34 AM923 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 2:34 AM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 3:34 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 2:34 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 4:34 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 2:34 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmWest W
SuvaThu 2:34 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth S

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