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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' South, Longitude: 144° 38' 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"1003.77 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1003.78 mi
24 hours11° 33' 19.0"798.42 mieast4° 36' 21.4"316.49 misouth856.66 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 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 4:08 AM437 km272 miles236 nmWest W
LaeFri 5:08 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 5:08 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 4:08 AM1193 km742 miles644 nmWest W
CairnsFri 5:08 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 4:08 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaFri 5:08 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 6:08 AM1840 km1143 miles994 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 6:08 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-southeast ESE
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