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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 154° 54' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.2"938.08 miwest0° 03' 44.7"4.29 misouth937.90 mi
24 hours14° 16' 31.4"929.10 mieast0° 52' 43.2"60.45 misouth928.47 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 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsTue 6:44 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaTue 7:44 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 7:44 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 6:44 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaTue 7:44 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast E
Sydney *Tue 7:44 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Tue 7:44 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Tue 7:44 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsTue 6:14 AM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmWest-southwest WSW
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