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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: 32%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 174° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.48 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 41.9"962.75 miwest0° 08' 36.2"9.86 misouth962.46 mi
24 hours346° 16' 48.4"914.44 miwest2° 59' 26.9"205.69 misouth930.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Mon 8:34 AM375 km233 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
Nadi *Mon 8:34 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Mon 8:34 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 6:34 AM720 km447 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleMon 6:34 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 7:34 AM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaMon 6:34 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 8:34 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 9:34 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast E
FakaofoMon 8:34 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmEast-northeast ENE
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