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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 04' South, Longitude: 143° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 32.5"1001.07 miWest0° 11' 38.2"13.33 miSouth1001.04 mi
24 hours11° 58' 03.1"825.72 miEast4° 32' 46.7"312.41 miSouth879.86 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 1:56 AM220 km136 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraThu 12:56 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeThu 1:56 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 AM730 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariThu 12:56 AM1094 km679 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 1:56 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmSouth S
MelekeokThu 12:56 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 1:26 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraThu 2:56 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaThu 1:56 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N

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