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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 00:24:00 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' South, Longitude: 168° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.99 meters/second, 1566.0 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.6 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' 36.6"972.89 miwest0° 10' 16.8"11.78 minorth973.30 mi
24 hours12° 58' 04.0"873.51 mieast4° 23' 03.1"301.34 minorth930.57 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 1:24 PM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 2:24 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 2:24 PM447 km278 miles242 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 1:24 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 1:24 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuSun 1:24 PM873 km543 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
PangaiSun 1:24 PM992 km616 miles535 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:24 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 2:24 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 12:24 PM1475 km917 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW

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