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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 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 46' South
Longitude: 143° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.65 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.4"936.28 miwest0° 04' 33.4"5.23 minorth936.51 mi
24 hours14° 36' 06.1"950.64 mieast2° 26' 49.0"168.31 minorth972.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 10:44 AM641 km399 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 11:44 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 12:44 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 10:44 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest W
AlofiThu 9:44 AM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 10:44 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 10:44 AM3033 km1884 miles1638 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 9:44 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 9:44 AM3259 km2025 miles1759 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 3:44 PM3618 km2248 miles1953 nmEast-southeast ESE
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