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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: 35%

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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' South, Longitude: 138° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.29 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.7"937.60 miwest0° 03' 35.9"4.13 misouth937.43 mi
24 hours14° 17' 32.4"929.79 mieast0° 48' 59.5"56.17 misouth929.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaTue 7:52 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
Tennant CreekTue 7:22 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 7:22 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 7:52 AM829 km515 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinTue 7:22 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyTue 7:52 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmNortheast NE
EuclaTue 6:37 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Tue 8:22 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmSouth S
BrisbaneTue 7:52 AM1695 km1054 miles915 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliTue 6:52 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorthwest NW

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