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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 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 162° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.7"953.01 miwest0° 07' 56.8"9.11 minorth953.39 mi
24 hours13° 49' 35.3"914.55 mieast3° 38' 14.2"250.08 minorth956.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 1:00 PM521 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiFri 12:00 Noon867 km539 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:00 Noon981 km609 miles529 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 1:00 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:00 Noon1310 km814 miles707 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 1:00 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 12:00 Noon1460 km907 miles788 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Sat 12:00 Noon2080 km1292 miles1123 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:00 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 11:00 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmWest-northwest WNW

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