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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 = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 1:20:00 AM.

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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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 164° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.92 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.5"954.77 miWest0° 08' 12.1"9.40 miNorth955.16 mi
24 hours13° 44' 57.3"910.93 miEast3° 43' 20.7"255.93 miNorth954.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 12:20 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 12:20 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM952 km592 miles514 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 2:20 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 11:20 AM1687 km1049 miles911 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 1:20 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 1:20 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSat 11:20 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmWest-northwest WNW

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