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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: 14%
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 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 38' South
Longitude: 172° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"1001.48 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 minorth1001.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 00.4"800.83 mieast4° 45' 54.8"327.43 minorth866.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiTue 3:24 PM168 km104 miles90 nmEast E
Baker IslandMon 2:24 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:24 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 2:24 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:24 PM1129 km701 miles610 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 3:24 PM1723 km1071 miles931 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 2:24 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 4:24 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Tue 3:24 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaTue 3:24 PM1963 km1219 miles1060 nmSouth S
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