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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 20:56:00 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 20:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 138° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.42 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 827.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.5"951.34 miwest0° 06' 34.0"7.53 misouth951.08 mi
24 hours13° 47' 27.1"908.74 mieast2° 05' 59.3"144.42 misouth914.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekMon 6:26 AM477 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsMon 6:26 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 6:56 AM807 km501 miles436 nmEast E
DarwinMon 6:26 AM984 km612 miles531 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyMon 6:56 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 5:56 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth N
DiliMon 5:56 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaMon 5:41 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneMon 6:56 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Mon 7:26 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth S
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