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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: 34%
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 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 28' North
Longitude: 147° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.76 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 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' 20.4"999.34 miwest0° 10' 46.3"12.34 minorth999.24 mi
24 hours11° 00' 57.8"757.20 mieast4° 05' 10.7"280.85 minorth804.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guam (Hagåtña)Thu 4:44 PM836 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanThu 4:44 PM987 km613 miles533 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 5:44 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmEast E
JayapuraThu 3:44 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 3:44 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmWest W
ManokwariThu 3:44 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 4:44 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 5:44 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 6:44 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 6:44 PM2502 km1554 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
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