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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 5:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 39' North, Longitude: 142° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 446.72 meters/second, 1608.2 kilometres/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"999.18 miWest0° 10' 44.3"12.30 miSouth999.43 mi
24 hours10° 59' 58.7"755.76 miEast4° 26' 18.7"304.98 miSouth817.43 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaWed 3:46 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaWed 3:46 AM801 km498 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokWed 2:46 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest W
KororWed 2:46 AM871 km541 miles470 nmWest W
SaipanWed 3:46 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraWed 2:46 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 2:46 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 4:46 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmEast E
DavaoWed 1:46 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 3:46 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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