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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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 33' South, Longitude: 128° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.3"985.57 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.94 misouth985.36 mi
24 hours12° 27' 41.8"847.46 mieast3° 53' 45.9"267.82 misouth883.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauSat 4:50 AM325 km202 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 5:20 AM329 km204 miles178 nmSoutheast SE
SameSat 4:50 AM360 km223 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiSat 4:50 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliSat 4:50 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
KupangSat 3:50 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
AmbonSat 4:50 AM759 km471 miles410 nmNorth N
EndeSat 3:50 AM777 km483 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariSat 3:50 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSat 3:50 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmWest-northwest WNW

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