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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 150° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.85 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 25.4"997.31 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.62 minorth997.58 mi
24 hours11° 59' 44.1"825.61 mieast4° 47' 59.3"329.82 minorth891.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeMon 12:44 PM427 km265 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaMon 12:44 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast E
ArawaMon 12:44 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM564 km350 miles305 nmSouthwest SW
GizoMon 1:44 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 1:44 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM1346 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 1:44 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenMon 2:44 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-northeast ENE
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