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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 176° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 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' 24.8"1001.50 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 minorth1001.70 mi
24 hours11° 35' 38.0"800.40 mieast4° 45' 49.8"327.32 minorth865.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 2:44 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
RawakiTue 3:44 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 2:44 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 3:44 PM887 km551 miles479 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Tue 4:44 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 2:44 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Tue 3:44 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:44 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 2:44 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest W
AlofiMon 3:44 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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