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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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: 144° 06' 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"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.6"994.99 miwest0° 11' 16.2"12.91 misouth994.85 mi
24 hours12° 09' 14.9"833.65 mieast4° 20' 32.7"298.44 misouth880.82 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 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth N
LaeSat 5:58 AM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySat 5:58 AM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 4:58 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 5:58 AM1064 km661 miles575 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 4:58 AM1330 km827 miles718 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSat 5:28 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 6:58 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
MelekeokSat 4:58 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 4:58 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest W
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