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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 43%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' South, Longitude: 175° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.7"981.29 miwest0° 10' 21.5"11.87 misouth981.06 mi
24 hours347° 08' 21.1"871.59 miwest3° 50' 54.2"264.56 misouth904.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 6:40 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Sun 7:40 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
Lautoka *Sun 7:40 AM716 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nadi *Sun 7:40 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Sun 7:40 AM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSun 5:40 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 5:40 AM998 km620 miles539 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 8:40 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSun 6:40 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 7:40 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmSoutheast SE
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