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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 20:14:00 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 20:14:00 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
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 AM238 km148 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 AM1649 km1025 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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