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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: 59%

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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 155° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.8"969.82 miwest0° 08' 57.7"10.27 misouth969.55 mi
24 hours13° 05' 21.8"877.44 mieast3° 11' 25.8"219.38 misouth897.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 5:50 AM701 km436 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 5:50 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 4:50 AM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth N
BukaSun 4:50 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySun 4:50 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 4:50 AM1079 km670 miles582 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 5:50 AM1427 km887 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 4:50 AM1481 km920 miles799 nmSouth S
YarenSun 6:50 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 3:50 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNorthwest NW
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