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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: 31%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 145° 47' 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' 31.2"961.21 miwest0° 08' 25.7"9.66 misouth960.92 mi
24 hours13° 47' 16.8"917.69 mieast2° 54' 26.0"199.94 misouth932.37 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 AM121 km75 miles65 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyMon 7:34 AM722 km448 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeMon 7:34 AM1015 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 7:34 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsMon 7:04 AM1521 km945 miles822 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 6:34 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 7:04 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 8:34 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Mon 8:34 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 6:34 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmNorthwest NW
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