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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 126° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.32 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 18.5"951.26 miwest0° 07' 40.3"8.79 minorth951.63 mi
24 hours13° 54' 24.5"918.37 mieast3° 32' 38.9"243.71 minorth958.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:34 PM916 km569 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:34 PM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 10:34 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 10:34 AM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 10:34 AM3953 km2456 miles2135 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 9:34 AM4538 km2820 miles2450 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:34 AM4812 km2990 miles2598 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 9:34 AM5072 km3151 miles2738 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 2:34 PM5079 km3156 miles2742 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 2:34 PM5337 km3316 miles2882 nmNortheast NE
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