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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 70%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 145° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 38.4"986.29 miwest0° 10' 28.7"12.00 misouth986.09 mi
24 hours12° 25' 53.3"845.96 mieast3° 55' 31.3"269.83 misouth882.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbySat 4:40 AM215 km134 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeSat 4:40 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenSat 4:40 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 4:40 AM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 3:40 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 5:40 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast E
DarwinSat 4:10 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest W
ManokwariSat 3:40 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSat 4:10 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSat 4:40 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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