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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: 36%

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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' South, Longitude: 159° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.56 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' 49.0"938.21 miwest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 misouth938.04 mi
24 hours14° 16' 14.1"928.91 mieast0° 53' 45.3"61.63 misouth928.30 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 AM778 km484 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuganvilleTue 7:24 AM947 km588 miles511 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaTue 7:24 AM963 km598 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneTue 6:24 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraTue 7:24 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmNorth N
CairnsTue 6:24 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 6:24 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 7:24 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Tue 7:24 AM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaTue 8:24 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmEast E

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