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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 22:20:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 39' South, Longitude: 166° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.00 meters/second, 1508.4 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.62 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"937.00 miwest0° 04' 47.1"5.48 minorth937.25 mi
24 hours14° 33' 46.3"948.77 mieast2° 31' 45.5"173.96 minorth971.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 11:20 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 11:20 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 12:20 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuFri 11:20 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest W
PangaiFri 11:20 AM802 km499 miles433 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:20 PM840 km522 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 12:20 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 11:20 AM903 km561 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 11:20 AM1237 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 11:20 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest W

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