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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: 69%

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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' South, Longitude: 133° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.77 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.6"985.78 miwest0° 10' 26.2"11.96 misouth985.57 mi
24 hours12° 27' 10.7"847.03 mieast3° 54' 16.2"268.40 misouth882.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 5:00 AM351 km218 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
BaucauSat 4:30 AM791 km492 miles427 nmWest-northwest WNW
SameSat 4:30 AM862 km536 miles466 nmWest W
DiliSat 4:30 AM881 km548 miles476 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiSat 4:30 AM899 km559 miles485 nmWest W
AmbonSat 4:30 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekSat 5:00 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 4:30 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 4:30 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNortheast NE
KendariSat 3:30 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
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