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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' North, Longitude: 147° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.76 meters/second, 1608.4 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"999.28 miwest0° 10' 46.3"12.34 minorth999.18 mi
24 hours11° 00' 58.1"757.16 mieast4° 05' 12.1"280.85 minorth804.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 4:44 PM847 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanThu 4:44 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 5:44 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast E
JayapuraThu 3:44 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 3:44 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest W
ManokwariThu 3:44 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 4:44 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 5:44 PM2210 km1374 miles1194 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 6:44 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 6:44 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNortheast NE
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