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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 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.31 meters/second, 1577.9 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"980.32 miwest0° 10' 16.6"11.77 misouth980.09 mi
24 hours12° 54' 38.8"874.23 mieast3° 48' 24.3"261.72 misouth906.12 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 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 6:08 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSun 6:08 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySun 6:08 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 7:08 AM746 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeSun 6:08 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 6:08 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 7:08 AM1716 km1066 miles926 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 6:08 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 5:08 AM1752 km1088 miles946 nmNorthwest NW
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