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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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 171° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.36 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.8 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' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.7"953.51 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 minorth953.90 mi
24 hours13° 48' 15.6"913.51 mieast3° 39' 43.8"251.79 minorth955.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:40 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:40 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:40 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:40 PM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth N
PangaiSat 12:40 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSat 11:40 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:40 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmWest W

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