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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 132° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.7"1003.67 miwest0° 11' 37.5"13.31 misouth1003.67 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.2"799.54 mieast4° 36' 04.2"316.19 misouth857.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 4:58 AM297 km184 miles160 nmNortheast NE
AmbonFri 4:58 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiFri 4:58 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
TernateFri 4:58 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 4:58 AM894 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 4:58 AM940 km584 miles507 nmEast E
ManadoFri 3:58 AM955 km593 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliFri 4:58 AM973 km604 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
SameFri 4:58 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinFri 5:28 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmSouth S
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