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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 21:44:00 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 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 143° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.70 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.87 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.8"952.05 miwest0° 07' 48.2"8.94 minorth952.42 mi
24 hours13° 52' 08.5"916.54 mieast3° 35' 18.8"246.74 minorth957.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:44 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest W
TaiohaeFri 12:14 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownFri 1:44 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 11:44 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 11:44 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 10:44 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:44 AM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:44 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:44 AM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 4:44 PM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmEast-southeast ESE
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