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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 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 38' South
Longitude: 156° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.3"955.29 miwest0° 08' 15.9"9.47 minorth955.67 mi
24 hours13° 43' 46.6"910.07 mieast3° 44' 36.2"257.39 minorth953.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:54 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:54 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmWest W
NoumeaSat 12:54 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 11:54 AM1244 km773 miles671 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 11:54 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 12:54 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 12:54 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:54 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 12:54 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSat 10:54 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorthwest NW
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