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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: 8%

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 Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 160° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.69 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.3"947.53 miwest0° 06' 30.2"7.45 minorth947.85 mi
24 hours13° 51' 20.2"910.96 mieast3° 07' 03.7"214.38 minorth943.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 10:20 AM764 km475 miles412 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaFri 10:20 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 10:20 AM825 km513 miles446 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 10:20 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 9:20 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 9:20 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 9:20 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 11:20 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 10:20 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:20 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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