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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 = Friday, February 1, 2013 at 6:50:00 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: 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' South, Longitude: 143° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.95 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 38.0"986.19 miWest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 miSouth985.99 mi
24 hours12° 26' 08.8"846.17 miEast3° 55' 16.3"269.54 miSouth882.38 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 4:50 AM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mount HagenSat 4:50 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeSat 4:50 AM593 km369 miles320 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 4:50 AM783 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 3:50 AM904 km561 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 4:20 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest W
ManokwariSat 3:50 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSat 4:20 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 5:50 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmEast E
DiliSat 3:50 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W

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