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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 00:20:00 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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' South, Longitude: 167° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.97 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.22 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.2"972.84 miwest0° 10' 16.5"11.77 minorth973.25 mi
24 hours12° 58' 12.0"873.62 mieast4° 22' 58.0"301.24 minorth930.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSat 1:20 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:20 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 2:20 PM551 km342 miles297 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:20 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:20 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuSun 1:20 PM949 km590 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 2:20 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 1:20 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 12:20 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sun 1:20 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW

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