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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 = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 6:40:00 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: 65%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' South, Longitude: 151° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.82 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 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 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.7"1003.87 miWest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 miSouth1003.88 mi
24 hours11° 32' 45.8"797.84 miEast4° 36' 30.3"316.66 miSouth856.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaFri 4:40 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaFri 4:40 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
LaeFri 4:40 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
GizoFri 5:40 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 4:40 AM892 km554 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 3:40 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 5:40 AM1210 km752 miles654 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 5:40 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 4:40 AM1701 km1057 miles919 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 6:40 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmEast E

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