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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: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 164° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.4"938.12 miwest0° 05' 04.2"5.81 minorth938.38 mi
24 hours14° 30' 41.1"946.44 mieast2° 37' 57.4"181.07 minorth970.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM469 km291 miles253 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleFri 11:20 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 10:20 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM1499 km932 miles809 nmEast E
CairnsFri 10:20 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Fri 11:20 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:20 PM2116 km1315 miles1142 nmNorth N
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