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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 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' South, Longitude: 146° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.9"1003.80 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1003.81 mi
24 hours11° 33' 08.3"798.23 mieast4° 36' 24.2"316.54 misouth856.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 4:58 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
Mount HagenFri 4:58 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 3:58 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 4:58 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
BukaFri 4:58 AM928 km576 miles501 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 3:58 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmWest W
CairnsFri 4:58 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 5:58 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 5:58 AM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokFri 3:58 AM1757 km1091 miles948 nmNorthwest NW

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