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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' South, Longitude: 173° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.57 meters/second, 1496.0 km/hour, 929.6 miles/hour or 807.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 20.9"929.29 miwest0° 01' 04.9"1.24 minorth929.35 mi
24 hours14° 59' 29.5"969.29 mieast1° 08' 13.4"78.22 minorth976.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiThu 10:46 AM141 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 10:46 AM176 km109 miles95 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuThu 10:46 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth N
AlofiWed 10:46 AM427 km265 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoWed 10:46 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 11:46 AM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 11:46 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N
Labasa *Thu 10:46 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Thu 10:46 AM894 km556 miles483 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Thu 10:46 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
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