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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 = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 8:34:00 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: 32%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.15 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.6"961.92 miWest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 miSouth961.64 mi
24 hours13° 45' 12.1"915.98 miEast2° 57' 00.2"202.87 miSouth931.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 7:34 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth N
LuganvilleMon 7:34 AM717 km445 miles387 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 7:34 AM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoMon 7:34 AM928 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaMon 7:34 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneMon 6:34 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 6:34 AM1579 km981 miles852 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 6:34 AM1601 km995 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 8:34 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 9:34 AM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmEast E

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