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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: 65%
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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 18:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 29' South
Longitude: 158° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.05 mi
24 hours11° 32' 09.4"797.26 mieast4° 36' 39.7"316.86 misouth855.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 4:08 AM554 km345 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraFri 5:08 AM777 km483 miles419 nmSouth S
YarenFri 6:08 AM919 km571 miles496 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 5:08 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 4:08 AM1507 km936 miles814 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 6:08 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 6:08 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 5:08 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 3:08 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest W
CairnsFri 4:08 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouthwest SW
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