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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' North, Longitude: 159° 18' 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"998.75 miwest0° 10' 41.7"12.25 misouth999.01 mi
24 hours10° 59' 46.2"755.20 mieast4° 25' 30.2"304.06 misouth816.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 3:36 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest W
PalikirWed 3:36 AM125 km77 miles67 nmWest W
YarenWed 4:36 AM1177 km731 miles635 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 4:36 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 4:36 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 4:36 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 2:36 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 3:36 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 2:36 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 1:36 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmWest-southwest WSW
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