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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 124° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 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' 35.5"1003.49 miwest0° 11' 37.4"13.31 misouth1003.49 mi
24 hours11° 34' 56.7"800.11 mieast4° 35' 53.7"315.97 misouth857.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KendariFri 4:28 AM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonFri 5:28 AM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
GorontaloFri 4:28 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 4:28 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
TernateFri 5:28 AM492 km306 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiFri 5:28 AM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
PaluFri 4:28 AM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliFri 5:28 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth S
BaucauFri 5:28 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarFri 4:28 AM666 km414 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW

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