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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: 79%

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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 147° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.63 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"999.02 miwest0° 11' 21.8"13.02 misouth998.93 mi
24 hours11° 51' 20.6"815.99 mieast4° 24' 19.7"302.77 misouth866.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 3:40 AM141 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenFri 3:40 AM397 km247 miles214 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 3:40 AM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth S
BukaFri 3:40 AM761 km473 miles411 nmEast E
ArawaFri 3:40 AM860 km534 miles464 nmEast E
JayapuraFri 2:40 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 3:40 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 4:40 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 2:40 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 4:40 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
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