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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 31' South
Longitude: 144° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.3"955.93 miwest0° 08' 21.3"9.58 minorth956.32 mi
24 hours13° 42' 05.7"908.75 mieast3° 46' 22.3"259.41 minorth952.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 12:44 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:44 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 12:14 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 12:14 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSat 12:44 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 11:44 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 1:44 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sat 1:44 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:44 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sat 1:14 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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