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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 22' South, Longitude: 144° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.65 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 05.7"938.88 miwest0° 05' 15.8"6.04 minorth939.15 mi
24 hours14° 28' 28.5"944.73 mieast2° 42' 11.2"185.92 minorth970.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 11:44 AM321 km200 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:44 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 11:14 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneFri 11:44 AM1277 km793 miles689 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinFri 11:14 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Fri 12:44 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Fri 12:14 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Fri 12:44 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 10:44 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 12:44 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmEast-northeast ENE
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