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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 19:56:00 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: 58%

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 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 139° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.4"969.03 miwest0° 08' 52.7"10.17 misouth968.76 mi
24 hours13° 07' 12.6"878.86 mieast3° 09' 02.1"216.64 misouth898.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 5:56 AM721 km448 miles389 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekSun 5:26 AM809 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 5:26 AM968 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 5:56 AM999 km621 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 5:26 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 4:56 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth N
ManokwariSun 4:56 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 4:56 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 5:56 AM2007 km1247 miles1083 nmSoutheast SE
EuclaSun 4:41 AM2194 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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