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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: 54%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 14' South, Longitude: 160° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.6"995.60 miwest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 misouth995.48 mi
24 hours12° 07' 22.5"831.96 mieast4° 21' 36.4"299.68 misouth879.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 5:50 AM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth S
GizoSat 5:50 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSat 4:50 AM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSat 4:50 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 6:50 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 5:50 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 4:50 AM1462 km909 miles789 nmWest W
PalikirSat 5:50 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth N
TarawaSat 6:50 AM1707 km1060 miles922 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 4:50 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSouthwest SW
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