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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 3:36:00 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: 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 178° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 kilometres/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 30.9"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"999.72 miWest0° 11' 24.5"13.07 miSouth999.65 mi
24 hours348° 11' 07.2"813.65 miWest4° 25' 59.6"304.65 miSouth865.29 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
FunafutiFri 3:36 AM369 km230 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TabiteueaFri 3:36 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 3:36 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
Howland IslandThu 3:36 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 3:36 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 4:36 AM1262 km784 miles682 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 3:36 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 3:36 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 5:36 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 3:36 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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