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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: 5%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 163° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.0"929.54 miwest0° 01' 19.6"1.52 minorth929.61 mi
24 hours14° 58' 35.5"968.58 mieast1° 13' 57.4"84.80 minorth976.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 10:20 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 10:20 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleThu 10:20 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonThu 10:50 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneThu 9:20 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 10:20 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 12:20 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 10:20 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 9:20 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest W
Auckland *Thu 12:20 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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