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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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 167° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 31.4"953.31 miwest0° 07' 59.5"9.16 minorth953.69 mi
24 hours13° 48' 47.6"913.93 mieast3° 39' 08.0"251.11 minorth955.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:24 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoFri 12:24 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:24 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:24 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:24 PM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:24 PM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 12:24 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:24 PM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:24 PM964 km599 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Sat 12:24 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest W

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