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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 19:56:00 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: 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 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 152° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.6"952.00 miwest0° 06' 40.3"7.65 misouth951.74 mi
24 hours13° 45' 58.2"907.68 mieast2° 08' 48.7"147.66 misouth914.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 5:56 AM737 km458 miles398 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 5:56 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneMon 5:56 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 6:56 AM1200 km745 miles648 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 6:56 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmEast E
Sydney *Mon 6:56 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSouth S
Canberra *Mon 6:56 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsMon 5:26 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 4:56 AM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Mon 6:56 AM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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