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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 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 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° 12' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.17 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.8"969.81 miwest0° 08' 57.7"10.27 misouth969.54 mi
24 hours13° 05' 23.7"877.46 mieast3° 11' 23.4"219.33 misouth897.97 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 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 5:50 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSun 4:50 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
BukaSun 4:50 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySun 4:50 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSun 4:50 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 5:50 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 4:50 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth S
YarenSun 6:50 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 3:50 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorthwest NW

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