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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: 22%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 157° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.96 meters/second, 1522.7 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.5"945.88 miwest0° 06' 13.7"7.14 misouth945.62 mi
24 hours14° 26' 41.6"948.03 mieast1° 54' 09.8"130.89 misouth951.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 8:36 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 8:36 AM865 km537 miles467 nmEast E
AlofiMon 7:36 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:36 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 7:36 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 7:36 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:36 AM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNorth N
Suva *Tue 7:36 AM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 6:36 AM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 6:36 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmNorthwest NW
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