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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: 2%

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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 159° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.3"965.28 miwest0° 09' 09.9"10.50 minorth965.67 mi
24 hours13° 13' 03.1"883.80 mieast4° 01' 47.4"277.02 minorth933.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM599 km372 miles324 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSat 11:20 AM779 km484 miles421 nmEast E
GizoSat 11:20 AM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 11:20 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 10:20 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 10:20 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmWest W
BrisbaneSat 10:20 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 12:20 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 12:20 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmEast-southeast ESE

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