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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 8:14:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 148° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.63 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 18.3"951.80 miWest0° 06' 38.4"7.61 miSouth951.54 mi
24 hours13° 46' 24.9"908.00 miEast2° 07' 57.9"146.69 miSouth914.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleMon 6:14 AM240 km149 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 6:14 AM284 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 6:14 AM915 km568 miles494 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 6:14 AM1190 km739 miles643 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 7:14 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsMon 5:44 AM1647 km1024 miles890 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Mon 7:14 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 5:14 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Canberra *Mon 7:14 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 5:44 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-northwest WNW

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