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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: 43%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 160° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"988.94 miwest0° 09' 33.8"10.95 minorth988.75 mi
24 hours11° 00' 47.0"748.98 mieast3° 32' 38.7"243.62 minorth783.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 5:36 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 5:36 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 6:36 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroFri 6:36 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 6:36 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 6:36 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 4:36 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 5:36 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 3:36 PM2633 km1636 miles1421 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 4:36 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmSouthwest SW

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