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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 2:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 144° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.39 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 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.1"955.85 miWest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 miNorth956.24 mi
24 hours13° 42' 07.8"908.72 miEast3° 46' 20.1"259.35 miNorth952.86 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 PM147 km91 miles79 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:44 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 12:14 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSat 12:44 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 12:14 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSat 11:44 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 1:44 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sat 1:44 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:44 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Sat 1:14 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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