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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 143° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.53 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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' 16.9"951.64 miwest0° 06' 36.2"7.57 misouth951.38 mi
24 hours13° 46' 56.3"908.44 mieast2° 06' 58.3"145.56 misouth914.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonMon 6:34 AM231 km144 miles125 nmWest W
CairnsMon 6:34 AM281 km174 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekMon 6:04 AM981 km609 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 6:34 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 6:04 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 6:04 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 6:34 AM1477 km917 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraMon 5:34 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth N
Sydney *Mon 7:34 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Mon 7:04 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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