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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 178° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.0"954.06 miwest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 minorth954.44 mi
24 hours346° 13' 10.1"912.39 miwest3° 41' 18.5"253.60 minorth954.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lautoka *Sat 1:24 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
Levuka *Sat 1:24 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSoutheast SE
Nadi *Sat 1:24 PM128 km80 miles69 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Labasa *Sat 1:24 PM144 km90 miles78 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 1:24 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 1:24 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM929 km577 miles502 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:24 AM1044 km648 miles563 nmWest W

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