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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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 148° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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° 28' 59.5"983.09 miwest0° 10' 29.4"12.02 misouth982.87 mi
24 hours12° 46' 36.8"867.29 mieast3° 54' 58.0"269.23 misouth901.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 6:08 AM719 km446 miles388 nmSouth S
TaiohaeSat 6:38 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 6:08 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 6:08 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 5:08 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 8:08 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSun 5:08 AM2497 km1552 miles1349 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 6:08 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 5:08 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 4:08 AM3338 km2074 miles1803 nmWest-northwest WNW
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