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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: 33%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 168° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.87 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.7"963.55 miwest0° 08' 42.1"9.97 misouth963.27 mi
24 hours13° 40' 51.5"912.51 mieast3° 02' 14.0"208.86 misouth929.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSun 7:26 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 8:26 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 8:26 AM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 7:26 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuMon 7:26 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 7:26 AM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 7:26 AM754 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 7:26 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 8:26 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Mon 7:26 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest-southwest WSW

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