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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 8:08:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 43%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 49' South, Longitude: 153° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1578.0 kilometres/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.34 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 40.7"980.27 miWest0° 10' 16.6"11.77 miSouth980.03 mi
24 hours12° 54' 36.6"874.13 miEast3° 48' 26.3"261.74 miSouth906.04 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 7:08 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 6:08 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 7:08 AM719 km447 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 6:08 AM774 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeSun 6:08 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 6:08 AM1037 km645 miles560 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 7:08 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 6:08 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 5:08 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSun 8:08 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmNortheast NE

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