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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 150° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.3"955.54 miwest0° 08' 18.6"9.52 minorth955.93 mi
24 hours13° 42' 56.4"909.35 mieast3° 45' 29.3"258.38 minorth953.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 12:20 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 12:20 PM855 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 12:20 PM1240 km770 miles670 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 1:20 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 11:20 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSat 11:50 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sat 1:20 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 1:20 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmEast E
Canberra *Sat 1:20 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 11:50 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W

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