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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 23:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 155° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.68 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.9"972.20 miwest0° 10' 12.9"11.70 minorth972.61 mi
24 hours12° 59' 51.8"874.98 mieast4° 21' 52.7"300.00 minorth931.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 1:30 PM759 km471 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 1:30 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1695 km1054 miles915 nmNorth N
AlofiSat 12:30 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 12:30 PM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmWest-southwest WSW

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