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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' South, Longitude: 138° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.28 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.19 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.9"971.37 miwest0° 10' 07.8"11.61 minorth971.78 mi
24 hours13° 02' 10.0"876.92 mieast4° 20' 20.5"298.26 minorth932.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 12:50 PM508 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 12:20 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 2:20 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 12:20 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 5:20 PM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 11:20 AM3403 km2115 miles1838 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:20 PM3591 km2231 miles1939 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:20 AM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 11:20 AM3977 km2471 miles2147 nmWest-southwest WSW
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