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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 143° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.93 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.0"997.44 miwest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 minorth997.70 mi
24 hours11° 59' 10.4"825.05 mieast4° 48' 02.3"329.85 minorth890.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenMon 1:14 PM57 km36 miles31 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeMon 1:14 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraMon 12:14 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyMon 1:14 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 12:14 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 1:14 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 12:44 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 12:14 PM1774 km1103 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 2:14 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliMon 12:14 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest W

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