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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 6:58:00 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 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' South, Longitude: 147° 03' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.0"1003.81 miWest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 miSouth1003.82 mi
24 hours11° 33' 07.0"798.21 miEast4° 36' 24.6"316.55 miSouth856.51 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 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 3:58 AM707 km439 miles381 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 4:58 AM753 km468 miles406 nmSouth S
BukaFri 4:58 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaFri 4:58 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 3:58 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest W
CairnsFri 4:58 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 5:58 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 5:58 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE

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