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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 = Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 4:56:00 PM.

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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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 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° 17' 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"1004.80 miWest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 miSouth1004.86 mi
24 hours11° 26' 52.1"791.73 miEast4° 37' 09.6"317.40 miSouth851.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeThu 2:56 AM634 km394 miles343 nmSouth S
Mount HagenThu 2:56 AM635 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraThu 1:56 AM751 km467 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 2:56 AM934 km581 miles504 nmSouth S
BukaThu 2:56 AM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariThu 1:56 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest W
PalikirThu 3:56 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaThu 2:56 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmNorth N
HoniaraThu 3:56 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 1:56 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW

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