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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 154° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.1"938.07 miwest0° 03' 44.5"4.29 misouth937.89 mi
24 hours14° 16' 32.6"929.11 mieast0° 52' 39.6"60.38 misouth928.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneTue 6:44 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth S
CairnsTue 6:44 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaTue 7:44 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 7:44 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 6:44 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaTue 7:44 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast E
Sydney *Tue 7:44 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Tue 7:44 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsTue 6:14 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmWest-southwest WSW
Melbourne *Tue 7:44 AM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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