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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 20:24:00 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: 36%

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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' South, Longitude: 159° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.1"938.22 miwest0° 03' 47.3"4.34 misouth938.04 mi
24 hours14° 16' 13.1"928.90 mieast0° 53' 48.9"61.70 misouth928.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaTue 7:24 AM753 km468 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleTue 7:24 AM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaTue 7:24 AM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneTue 6:24 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraTue 7:24 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth N
CairnsTue 6:24 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 6:24 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 7:24 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaTue 8:24 AM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmEast E
Canberra *Tue 7:24 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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