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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 3:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' South, Longitude: 179° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"999.74 miWest0° 11' 24.6"13.07 miSouth999.67 mi
24 hours348° 11' 11.8"813.58 miWest4° 26' 02.7"304.71 miSouth865.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:32 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth S
TabiteueaFri 3:32 AM664 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM790 km491 miles426 nmNortheast NE
Howland IslandThu 3:32 AM835 km519 miles451 nmNortheast NE
AtafuFri 4:32 AM996 km619 miles538 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 3:32 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 3:32 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmSouth S
YarenFri 3:32 AM1449 km901 miles783 nmWest-northwest WNW

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