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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: 64%

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 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 134° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.0"1003.64 miwest0° 11' 37.6"13.31 misouth1003.64 mi
24 hours11° 34' 06.8"799.25 mieast4° 36' 08.0"316.24 misouth857.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 4:48 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraFri 4:48 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
AmbonFri 4:48 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest W
SofifiFri 4:48 AM912 km566 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateFri 4:48 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 4:48 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 5:18 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 4:48 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 3:48 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloFri 3:48 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-northwest WNW

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