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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 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' South, Longitude: 143° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.87 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.8 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' 23.5"995.05 miwest0° 11' 16.2"12.91 misouth994.91 mi
24 hours12° 09' 16.8"833.74 mieast4° 20' 31.6"298.44 misouth880.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 5:58 AM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeSat 5:58 AM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySat 5:58 AM431 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 4:58 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 5:58 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 4:58 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSat 5:28 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 6:58 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmEast E
MelekeokSat 4:58 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 4:58 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest W
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