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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: 7%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 139° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.1"989.04 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 minorth989.39 mi
24 hours12° 15' 17.3"837.34 mieast4° 43' 12.6"324.36 minorth902.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 1:50 PM54 km34 miles29 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 1:20 PM1404 km873 miles758 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 3:20 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 1:20 PM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 1:20 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 12:20 PM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:20 PM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 1:20 PM3507 km2179 miles1893 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 6:20 PM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSun 1:20 PM3877 km2409 miles2094 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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