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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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 01:20:00 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: 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 145° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.94 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.1"966.03 miwest0° 09' 15.3"10.60 minorth966.42 mi
24 hours13° 11' 26.6"882.63 mieast4° 03' 32.8"279.03 minorth932.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 11:20 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeSat 11:20 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 10:20 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 10:50 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 10:50 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest W
BrisbaneSat 11:20 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariSat 10:20 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:20 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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