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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: 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 of the movement is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 7:08 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 6:08 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSun 6:08 AM712 km442 miles384 nmNorth N
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
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