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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 2:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 178° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 449.30 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' 46.2"1004.96 miWest0° 11' 36.4"13.29 miSouth1005.03 mi
24 hours348° 34' 45.8"789.93 miWest4° 37' 35.0"317.88 miSouth850.40 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
TabiteueaThu 2:46 AM452 km281 miles244 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 2:46 AM537 km334 miles290 nmEast E
Howland IslandWed 2:46 AM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 2:46 AM678 km422 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 2:46 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 2:46 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 2:46 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:46 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Thu 4:46 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 2:46 AM1942 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth S

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