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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 127° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.67 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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' 35.9"1003.52 miwest0° 11' 37.5"13.31 misouth1003.52 mi
24 hours11° 34' 44.6"799.90 mieast4° 35' 57.2"316.03 misouth857.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonFri 5:18 AM121 km75 miles65 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiFri 5:18 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
TernateFri 5:18 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth N
KendariFri 4:18 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 4:18 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GorontaloFri 4:18 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 5:18 AM623 km387 miles337 nmSouth S
DiliFri 5:18 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameFri 5:18 AM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuaiFri 5:18 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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