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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 40' South, Longitude: 158° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.06 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.5"955.09 miwest0° 08' 14.8"9.45 minorth955.48 mi
24 hours13° 44' 06.8"910.27 mieast3° 44' 14.7"256.96 minorth953.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:44 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSat 12:44 PM925 km575 miles500 nmEast E
GizoSat 12:44 PM965 km600 miles521 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaSat 12:44 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSat 12:44 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 11:44 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 11:44 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:44 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 1:44 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Sat 12:44 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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