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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 9:34:00 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: 31%

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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 146° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.02 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.3"961.16 miWest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 miSouth960.87 mi
24 hours13° 47' 14.4"917.60 miEast2° 54' 28.9"199.98 miSouth932.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 7:34 AM125 km78 miles67 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 7:34 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
LaeMon 7:34 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 7:34 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsMon 7:04 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 6:34 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 8:34 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinMon 7:04 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 8:34 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 6:34 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW

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