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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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 155° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.69 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.21 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.0"972.28 miwest0° 10' 13.0"11.71 minorth972.69 mi
24 hours12° 59' 49.6"875.01 mieast4° 21' 54.3"300.05 minorth931.64 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 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 1:30 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSat 12:30 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 12:30 PM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
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