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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: 12%

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 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 165° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.73 meters/second, 1500.2 km/hour, 932.2 miles/hour or 810.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.1"931.94 miwest0° 02' 31.7"2.90 misouth931.81 mi
24 hours345° 01' 16.3"970.58 miwest0° 18' 52.2"21.64 misouth969.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaWed 9:08 AM202 km126 miles109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaWed 9:08 AM395 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleWed 9:08 AM567 km353 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonWed 9:38 AM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Suva *Wed 11:08 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 9:08 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneWed 8:08 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 10:08 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaWed 11:08 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmEast E
Auckland *Wed 11:08 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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