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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: 46%

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 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 48' South, Longitude: 126° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.19 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.2"950.82 miwest0° 06' 28.8"7.43 misouth950.56 mi
24 hours13° 48' 37.5"909.59 mieast2° 03' 42.6"141.81 misouth915.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekMon 5:44 AM114 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinMon 7:14 AM741 km461 miles400 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 7:14 AM818 km508 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangMon 5:44 AM910 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiMon 6:44 AM952 km592 miles514 nmNorth N
SameMon 6:44 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsMon 7:14 AM992 km617 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
DiliMon 6:44 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 6:29 AM1552 km965 miles838 nmSouth S
DenpasarMon 5:44 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorthwest NW
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