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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 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 43' South
Longitude: 141° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 38.2"1003.81 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1003.81 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.1"798.70 mieast4° 36' 17.7"316.44 misouth856.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 4:18 AM139 km87 miles75 nmWest W
Mount HagenFri 5:18 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
LaeFri 5:18 AM714 km444 miles386 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 4:18 AM901 km560 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 5:18 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 4:18 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 5:18 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 4:48 AM1631 km1013 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 5:18 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth N
DiliFri 4:18 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
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