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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 4:46:00 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: 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 161° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 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' 56.7"999.29 miWest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 miSouth999.22 mi
24 hours11° 50' 15.0"814.92 miEast4° 25' 04.5"303.60 miSouth866.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 3:46 AM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 3:46 AM551 km342 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaFri 2:46 AM622 km387 miles336 nmWest W
BukaFri 2:46 AM718 km446 miles388 nmWest W
YarenFri 4:46 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 3:46 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 4:46 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 3:46 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 4:46 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNortheast NE

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