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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: 80%
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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 36' South
Longitude: 160° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"999.36 miwest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 misouth999.28 mi
24 hours11° 50' 16.3"815.00 mieast4° 25' 03.7"303.61 misouth866.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 3:46 AM436 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 3:46 AM525 km326 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaFri 2:46 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest W
YarenFri 4:46 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 3:46 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 4:46 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 3:46 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 2:46 AM1570 km975 miles848 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 4:46 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiFri 4:46 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmEast E
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