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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 23:40:00 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 171° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.35 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' 32.6"953.50 miwest0° 08' 01.1"9.19 minorth953.88 mi
24 hours13° 48' 17.8"913.54 mieast3° 39' 41.2"251.74 minorth955.52 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 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 12:40 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NeiafuSat 12:40 PM338 km210 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM347 km215 miles187 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:40 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSat 12:40 PM449 km279 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSat 11:40 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM838 km521 miles452 nmNorth N
Labasa *Sat 12:40 PM992 km616 miles536 nmWest W

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