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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: 13%

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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 140° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.30 meters/second, 1502.3 km/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.1"933.21 miwest0° 03' 04.2"3.52 misouth933.06 mi
24 hours14° 56' 12.9"968.98 mieast0° 32' 23.0"37.13 misouth967.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 9:26 AM683 km425 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 8:26 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 10:26 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 8:26 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 8:26 AM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 7:26 AM3049 km1894 miles1646 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 1:26 PM3289 km2044 miles1776 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 8:26 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 7:26 AM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 7:26 AM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmWest W
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