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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: 83%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 51' North
Longitude: 159° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.81 miwest0° 10' 41.6"12.25 misouth999.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 45.9"755.24 mieast4° 25' 29.6"304.07 misouth816.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 3:34 AM144 km89 miles78 nmWest W
PalikirWed 3:34 AM148 km92 miles80 nmWest W
YarenWed 4:34 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 4:34 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 4:34 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 4:34 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 2:34 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 3:34 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 2:34 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 1:34 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
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