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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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 18' South
Longitude: 131° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.43 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 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' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 20.0"951.51 miwest0° 07' 42.6"8.84 minorth951.88 mi
24 hours13° 53' 45.1"917.85 mieast3° 33' 25.6"244.60 minorth957.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 11:54 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 12:54 PM877 km545 miles474 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 10:54 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 3:54 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 10:54 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 10:54 AM3518 km2186 miles1899 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 9:54 AM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:54 AM4302 km2673 miles2323 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 9:54 AM4358 km2708 miles2353 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 9:54 AM4575 km2843 miles2470 nmWest-southwest WSW
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