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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 157° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.82 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.0"952.24 miwest0° 06' 42.6"7.69 misouth951.97 mi
24 hours13° 45' 27.1"907.30 mieast2° 09' 47.2"148.78 misouth913.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 6:34 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NoumeaMon 6:34 AM1053 km655 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 6:34 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmEast E
BrisbaneMon 5:34 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 5:34 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 5:34 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 6:34 AM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 7:34 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Canberra *Mon 6:34 AM2138 km1329 miles1154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaMon 7:34 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmEast E

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