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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: 44%

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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' North, Longitude: 146° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 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"988.45 miwest0° 09' 30.4"10.89 minorth988.25 mi
24 hours11° 00' 56.4"748.78 mieast3° 31' 10.9"241.95 minorth782.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 5:34 PM362 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanFri 5:34 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 6:34 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokFri 4:34 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 4:34 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 4:34 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 5:34 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 7:34 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 7:34 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoFri 3:34 PM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-southwest WSW

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