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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 57' South
Longitude: 134° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.85 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 29' 04.1"983.76 miwest0° 10' 32.4"12.08 misouth983.54 mi
24 hours12° 44' 37.8"865.56 mieast3° 56' 31.7"271.01 misouth900.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 5:38 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 7:08 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 5:08 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 5:08 AM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 5:08 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 10:08 AM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 4:08 AM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 4:08 AM4080 km2535 miles2203 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:08 AM4114 km2556 miles2221 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 5:08 AM4419 km2746 miles2386 nmNorthwest NW
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