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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 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 143° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.71 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"952.13 miwest0° 07' 48.2"8.95 minorth952.50 mi
24 hours13° 52' 06.3"916.57 mieast3° 35' 21.3"246.80 minorth957.17 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 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest W
TaiohaeFri 12:14 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownFri 1:44 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 11:44 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 11:44 AM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 10:44 AM2773 km1723 miles1498 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:44 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:44 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:44 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 4:44 PM3703 km2301 miles1999 nmEast-southeast ESE
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