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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: 22%
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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 01' North
Longitude: 152° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.0"1004.67 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 minorth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 13' 44.1"776.64 mieast4° 33' 48.1"313.57 minorth836.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:52 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 3:52 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 3:52 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 2:52 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 3:52 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 1:52 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 3:52 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 2:52 PM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 1:52 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 2:52 PM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmSouthwest SW
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