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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 = Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:18:00 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: 80%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' South, Longitude: 163° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.18 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.7"1000.17 miWest0° 11' 26.0"13.09 miSouth1000.11 mi
24 hours11° 47' 22.7"812.25 miEast4° 26' 58.6"305.77 miSouth864.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 3:18 AM865 km538 miles467 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 4:18 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:18 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 4:18 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:18 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 3:18 AM1712 km1064 miles925 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 4:18 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 2:18 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 4:18 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 3:18 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmSouthwest SW

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