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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' South, Longitude: 125° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 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' 35.5"1003.49 miwest0° 11' 37.4"13.31 misouth1003.49 mi
24 hours11° 34' 55.4"800.09 mieast4° 35' 54.1"315.97 misouth857.89 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 AM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonFri 5:28 AM334 km208 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
GorontaloFri 4:28 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateFri 5:28 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SofifiFri 5:28 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoFri 4:28 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
DiliFri 5:28 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth S
BaucauFri 5:28 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PaluFri 4:28 AM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameFri 5:28 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth S

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