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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 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.71 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' 19.5"951.99 miwest0° 06' 40.2"7.65 misouth951.73 mi
24 hours13° 45' 59.8"907.70 mieast2° 08' 45.5"147.60 misouth914.08 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 AM709 km440 miles383 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 5:56 AM1064 km661 miles575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 5:56 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 6:56 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 6:56 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmEast E
Sydney *Mon 6:56 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmSouth S
Canberra *Mon 6:56 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsMon 5:26 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 4:56 AM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Mon 6:56 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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