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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' South, Longitude: 131° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.46 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 49.1"935.80 miwest0° 04' 26.1"5.08 minorth936.03 mi
24 hours14° 37' 19.6"951.53 mieast2° 24' 07.4"165.21 minorth972.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 10:54 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 11:54 AM603 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 9:54 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 2:54 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 9:54 AM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 9:54 AM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 8:54 AM4005 km2489 miles2163 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 9:54 AM4312 km2679 miles2328 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 8:54 AM4526 km2812 miles2444 nmWest W
Suva *Fri 8:54 AM5236 km3253 miles2827 nmWest W
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