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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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 05' South
Longitude: 154° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.3"952.70 miwest0° 07' 53.4"9.05 minorth953.08 mi
24 hours13° 50' 35.0"915.39 mieast3° 37' 06.4"248.81 minorth956.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 12:30 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast E
RarotongaFri 12:30 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:30 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:30 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:30 AM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:30 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 11:30 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 2:30 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 11:30 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 10:30 AM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmWest-northwest WNW
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