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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 = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:24:00 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: 33%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' North, Longitude: 152° 43' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.1"999.39 miWest0° 10' 47.2"12.35 miNorth999.29 mi
24 hours11° 01' 01.8"757.32 miEast4° 05' 36.2"281.31 miNorth804.44 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 PM151 km94 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirThu 5:24 PM604 km375 miles326 nmEast E
KoloniaThu 5:24 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
HagåtñaThu 4:24 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 3:24 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 6:24 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 4:24 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 5:24 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokThu 3:24 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
MajuroThu 6:24 PM2064 km1283 miles1114 nmEast E

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