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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 = Monday, January 14, 2013 at 4:20:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 8%

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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 147° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.1"991.95 miWest0° 11' 40.3"13.37 miNorth992.28 mi
24 hours12° 07' 02.0"830.01 miEast4° 45' 16.8"326.71 miNorth895.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeMon 2:20 PM173 km107 miles93 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyMon 2:20 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenMon 2:20 PM469 km291 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaMon 2:20 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaMon 2:20 PM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoMon 3:20 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast E
JayapuraMon 1:20 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 2:20 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 3:20 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast E
ManokwariMon 1:20 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW

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