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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:44:00 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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 155° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.4"952.14 miwest0° 06' 41.7"7.67 misouth951.87 mi
24 hours13° 45' 40.2"907.46 mieast2° 09' 22.3"148.30 misouth913.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 6:44 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsMon 5:44 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest W
BrisbaneMon 5:44 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaMon 6:44 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 5:44 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaMon 6:44 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmEast E
Sydney *Mon 6:44 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Mon 6:44 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 7:44 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 4:44 AM2325 km1444 miles1255 nmNorthwest NW
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