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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 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 145° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 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' 33.0"1001.12 miwest0° 11' 38.3"13.33 misouth1001.09 mi
24 hours11° 57' 53.0"825.56 mieast4° 32' 53.4"312.53 misouth879.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenThu 1:46 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
LaeThu 1:46 AM326 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraThu 12:46 AM588 km365 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyThu 1:46 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BukaThu 1:46 AM998 km620 miles539 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 12:46 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 1:46 AM1425 km886 miles769 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 2:46 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokThu 12:46 AM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirThu 2:46 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNortheast NE
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