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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 15%
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 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 03' South
Longitude: 145° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.8"1002.28 miwest0° 11' 59.6"13.74 minorth1002.46 mi
24 hours11° 32' 36.6"797.40 mieast4° 45' 03.1"326.45 minorth862.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeTue 3:20 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 2:20 PM506 km314 miles273 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 3:20 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariTue 2:20 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
CairnsTue 3:20 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
MelekeokTue 2:20 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraTue 4:20 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 4:20 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNortheast NE
Guam (Hagåtña)Tue 3:20 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 2:50 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouthwest SW
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