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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: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 147° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.53 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"1003.24 miwest0° 11' 17.4"12.93 misouth1003.43 mi
24 hours11° 13' 02.0"774.25 mieast4° 35' 40.8"315.69 misouth837.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 1:06 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 2:06 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 3:06 AM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyWed 2:06 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmSouth S
MelekeokWed 1:06 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariWed 1:06 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 3:06 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 4:06 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsWed 2:06 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth S
ManadoWed 12:06 AM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmWest W

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