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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 9:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 7:45 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 AM646 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 AM3121 km1939 miles1685 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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