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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' South, Longitude: 138° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 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 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.3"994.88 miwest0° 11' 15.6"12.90 misouth994.75 mi
24 hours12° 09' 50.7"834.26 mieast4° 20' 12.0"298.07 misouth881.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 5:18 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenSat 6:18 AM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeSat 6:18 AM887 km551 miles479 nmEast E
ManokwariSat 5:18 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 6:18 AM927 km576 miles501 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 5:48 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSat 6:18 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSat 5:18 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 5:18 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoSat 4:18 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-northwest WNW
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