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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 20:06:00 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 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 150° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.67 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 18.9"951.89 miwest0° 06' 39.3"7.63 misouth951.63 mi
24 hours13° 46' 13.1"907.86 mieast2° 08' 20.4"147.12 misouth914.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 6:06 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 6:06 AM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 6:06 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 7:06 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Mon 7:06 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsMon 5:36 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaMon 7:06 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmEast E
Canberra *Mon 7:06 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 5:06 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 5:36 AM2164 km1344 miles1168 nmWest-northwest WNW

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