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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 04' South
Longitude: 143° 06' 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"1001.14 miwest0° 11' 38.0"13.33 misouth1001.10 mi
24 hours11° 58' 04.1"825.80 mieast4° 32' 46.0"312.41 misouth879.93 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 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraThu 12:56 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeThu 1:56 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 1:56 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariThu 12:56 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 1:56 AM1451 km902 miles783 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokThu 12:56 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 1:26 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 1:56 AM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmNorth N
HoniaraThu 2:56 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-southeast ESE
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