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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:44:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 129° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.1"951.30 miwest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 minorth951.67 mi
24 hours13° 54' 06.9"918.07 mieast3° 32' 59.7"244.09 minorth957.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsFri 11:44 AM888 km552 miles480 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM3757 km2334 miles2029 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 9:44 AM4314 km2681 miles2330 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:44 AM4586 km2849 miles2476 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 9:44 AM4851 km3014 miles2619 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 2:44 PM5220 km3244 miles2819 nmNortheast NE

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