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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: 44%

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 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 160° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.29 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.6"982.52 miwest0° 10' 26.8"11.97 misouth982.30 mi
24 hours12° 48' 16.5"868.73 mieast3° 53' 38.6"267.71 misouth902.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 6:58 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 5:58 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 6:58 AM1250 km776 miles675 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 5:58 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:58 AM1374 km853 miles742 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 6:58 AM1496 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSun 5:58 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 4:58 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 4:58 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 5:58 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmWest-southwest WSW
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