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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 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 41' South
Longitude: 144° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 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' 38.7"1003.84 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1003.85 mi
24 hours11° 33' 20.3"798.49 mieast4° 36' 20.9"316.50 misouth856.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 5:08 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 4:08 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
LaeFri 5:08 AM534 km332 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 5:08 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 4:08 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 4:08 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 5:08 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 5:08 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 4:38 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 6:08 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNortheast NE
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