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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: 33%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 152° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.81 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"999.39 miwest0° 10' 47.1"12.35 minorth999.29 mi
24 hours11° 01' 01.6"757.31 mieast4° 05' 35.0"281.29 minorth804.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoThu 4:24 PM133 km83 miles72 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 5:24 PM634 km394 miles343 nmEast E
KoloniaThu 5:24 PM640 km398 miles345 nmEast E
HagåtñaThu 4:24 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 3:24 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 6:24 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 4:24 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 5:24 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokThu 3:24 PM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest W
MajuroThu 6:24 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmEast E

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