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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 7:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 44%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 146° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 kilometres/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"988.44 miWest0° 09' 30.4"10.89 miNorth988.24 mi
24 hours11° 00' 56.6"748.78 miEast3° 31' 09.6"241.92 miNorth782.31 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 5:36 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanFri 5:36 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
WenoFri 5:36 PM708 km440 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
ColoniaFri 5:36 PM905 km562 miles488 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 4:36 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 6:36 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 4:36 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 4:36 PM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 5:36 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 7:36 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmEast-northeast ENE

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