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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: 74%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' North, Longitude: 121° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.1"1005.16 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 misouth1005.30 mi
24 hours11° 11' 27.9"773.72 mieast4° 37' 48.9"318.14 misouth836.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloThu 3:58 AM261 km162 miles141 nmEast-southeast ESE
PaluThu 3:58 AM326 km202 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoThu 3:58 AM421 km261 miles227 nmEast E
SamarindaThu 3:58 AM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
MamujuThu 3:58 AM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zamboanga CityThu 3:58 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
BalikpapanThu 3:58 AM579 km360 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
KendariThu 3:58 AM657 km409 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
General SantosThu 3:58 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
TernateThu 4:58 AM711 km442 miles384 nmEast E

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