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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 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 25' South, Longitude: 133° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.67 meters/second, 1539.6 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.9"956.52 miwest0° 08' 26.1"9.67 minorth956.91 mi
24 hours13° 40' 32.5"907.54 mieast3° 47' 58.7"261.25 minorth952.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KatherineSat 1:00 PM236 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tennant CreekSat 1:00 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 1:00 PM503 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 1:00 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth S
DiliSat 12:30 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 1:30 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 1:30 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSat 12:30 PM1723 km1070 miles930 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 12:30 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaSat 12:15 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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