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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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 47' North
Longitude: 154° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 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"998.95 miwest0° 10' 42.5"12.26 misouth999.21 mi
24 hours10° 59' 49.8"755.42 mieast4° 25' 45.1"304.36 misouth816.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 3:56 AM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
KoloniaWed 3:56 AM447 km278 miles241 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 2:56 AM1270 km789 miles685 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:56 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 1:56 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 4:56 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast E
HoniaraWed 3:56 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 4:56 AM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 2:56 AM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokWed 1:56 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
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