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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: 87%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 00' South, Longitude: 147° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.1"1004.87 miwest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 misouth1004.93 mi
24 hours11° 26' 52.9"791.80 mieast4° 37' 09.3"317.41 misouth851.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenThu 2:56 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeThu 2:56 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
JayapuraThu 1:56 AM722 km448 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 2:56 AM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth S
BukaThu 2:56 AM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariThu 1:56 AM1441 km896 miles778 nmWest W
PalikirThu 3:56 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaThu 2:56 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
MelekeokThu 1:56 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 3:56 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmEast-southeast ESE
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