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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: 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 19:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 155° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 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' 20.3"952.12 miwest0° 06' 41.4"7.67 misouth951.85 mi
24 hours13° 45' 43.3"907.50 mieast2° 09' 16.7"148.19 misouth913.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 5:46 AM992 km616 miles535 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 6:46 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneMon 5:46 AM1114 km692 miles602 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyMon 5:46 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 6:46 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 6:46 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmEast E
Sydney *Mon 6:46 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Mon 6:46 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 4:46 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNorthwest NW
YarenMon 7:46 AM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmNortheast NE
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