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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 179° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.57 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.8"954.01 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.28 minorth954.39 mi
24 hours346° 13' 02.2"912.50 miwest3° 41' 09.7"253.43 minorth954.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labasa *Sat 1:20 PM58 km36 miles31 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Sat 1:20 PM95 km59 miles51 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 1:20 PM157 km97 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Sat 1:20 PM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Sat 1:20 PM203 km126 miles110 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSat 12:20 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSat 1:20 PM765 km476 miles413 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 1:20 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
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