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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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' South, Longitude: 147° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.61 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.2"1001.23 miwest0° 11' 38.4"13.33 misouth1001.20 mi
24 hours11° 57' 43.9"825.47 mieast4° 32' 59.2"312.67 misouth879.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeThu 1:36 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenThu 1:36 AM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyThu 1:36 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth S
BukaThu 1:36 AM764 km475 miles413 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraThu 12:36 AM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArawaThu 1:36 AM881 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 1:36 AM1448 km899 miles782 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 2:36 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariThu 12:36 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirThu 2:36 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNortheast NE
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