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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:30:00 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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 176° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.6"954.13 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 minorth954.52 mi
24 hours346° 13' 22.1"912.24 miwest3° 41' 31.7"253.85 minorth954.81 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 1:30 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSoutheast SE
Nadi *Sat 1:30 PM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Sat 1:30 PM238 km148 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
Levuka *Sat 1:30 PM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labasa *Sat 1:30 PM294 km183 miles159 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 1:30 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiSat 1:30 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuSat 1:30 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmEast-southeast ESE

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