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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 23:10:00 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 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' South, Longitude: 164° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.18 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 30.4"953.12 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 minorth953.50 mi
24 hours13° 49' 17.6"914.32 mieast3° 38' 34.2"250.46 minorth955.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:10 PM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:10 PM766 km476 miles413 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:10 PM940 km584 miles507 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 12:10 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 1:10 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 12:10 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:10 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest-northwest WNW

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