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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: 34%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 133° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 00.8"965.52 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 misouth965.24 mi
24 hours13° 35' 45.5"908.46 mieast3° 08' 08.9"215.65 misouth926.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 6:58 AM915 km569 miles494 nmSouth S
TaiohaeSun 6:28 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 7:58 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 5:58 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 10:58 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 5:58 AM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 5:58 AM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 4:58 AM3915 km2433 miles2114 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:58 AM4144 km2575 miles2237 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:58 AM4168 km2590 miles2251 nmWest W
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