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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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' North, Longitude: 149° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 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' 20.2"999.39 miwest0° 10' 46.6"12.34 minorth999.29 mi
24 hours11° 00' 59.4"757.27 mieast4° 05' 20.5"281.03 minorth804.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 4:36 PM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 5:36 PM955 km593 miles516 nmEast E
JayapuraThu 3:36 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 3:36 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 4:36 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 3:36 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 6:36 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 5:36 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 6:36 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 6:36 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast E
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