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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 39' North, Longitude: 142° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.72 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
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 misouth999.44 mi
24 hours10° 59' 59.0"755.77 mieast4° 26' 19.4"305.00 misouth817.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 3:46 AM811 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokWed 2:46 AM826 km514 miles446 nmWest W
JayapuraWed 2:46 AM1026 km638 miles554 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 2:46 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 4:46 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
DavaoWed 1:46 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmWest W
General SantosWed 1:46 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 3:46 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoWed 1:46 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinWed 3:16 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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