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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 14, 2013 at 01:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 165° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.3"990.09 miwest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 minorth990.43 mi
24 hours12° 12' 20.6"834.74 mieast4° 44' 01.4"325.29 minorth899.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoMon 2:06 PM658 km409 miles355 nmWest W
RawakiMon 2:06 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSun 2:06 PM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 3:06 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 3:06 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 2:06 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 3:06 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 3:06 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 1:06 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiMon 1:06 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmWest W

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