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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 143° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.39 meters/second, 1560.2 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.4"969.22 miwest0° 08' 53.8"10.20 misouth968.95 mi
24 hours13° 06' 45.9"878.51 mieast3° 09' 37.2"217.31 misouth898.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 5:40 AM376 km234 miles203 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 5:40 AM686 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
LaeSun 5:40 AM936 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraSun 4:40 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 5:10 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSun 5:10 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSun 5:40 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSun 4:40 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSun 6:40 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSun 4:40 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmWest-northwest WNW

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