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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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 06' South
Longitude: 146° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.3"983.20 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 misouth982.98 mi
24 hours12° 46' 17.0"867.00 mieast3° 55' 13.8"269.53 misouth901.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 6:28 AM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 5:58 AM805 km500 miles435 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 5:58 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 5:58 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSat 7:58 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 4:58 AM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 4:58 AM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:58 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 4:58 AM3299 km2050 miles1782 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 3:58 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest-northwest WNW
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