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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 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 155° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 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 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"995.46 miwest0° 11' 17.5"12.93 misouth995.33 mi
24 hours12° 07' 52.6"832.43 mieast4° 21' 19.5"299.35 misouth880.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 5:08 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GizoSat 6:08 AM136 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
BukaSat 5:08 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 6:08 AM503 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSat 5:08 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 5:08 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 7:08 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSat 5:08 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 6:08 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 4:08 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest-northwest WNW
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