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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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 141° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 22.9"994.96 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 misouth994.83 mi
24 hours12° 09' 33.7"834.00 mieast4° 20' 21.9"298.26 misouth881.07 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 6:08 AM359 km223 miles194 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 5:08 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth N
LaeSat 6:08 AM621 km386 miles335 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 6:08 AM672 km418 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 5:08 AM1095 km681 miles592 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 6:08 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 5:38 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliSat 5:08 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 5:08 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 5:38 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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