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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 2:36:00 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 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 178° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 449.31 meters/second, 1617.5 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' 46.3"1004.97 miWest0° 11' 36.4"13.29 miSouth1005.04 mi
24 hours11° 25' 06.7"789.79 miEast4° 37' 36.7"317.91 miSouth850.30 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 IslandWed 2:36 AM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
Howland IslandWed 2:36 AM287 km179 miles155 nmEast-northeast ENE
TabiteueaThu 2:36 AM720 km447 miles389 nmWest W
Kanton IslandThu 3:36 AM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 2:36 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 2:36 AM936 km582 miles506 nmWest-northwest WNW
RawakiThu 3:36 AM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 3:36 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 2:36 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 2:36 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest W

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