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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 = Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 3:46:00 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: 91%

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 Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' South, Longitude: 157° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.19 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.52 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 32.0"991.22 miWest0° 10' 57.9"12.56 miSouth991.05 mi
24 hours12° 25' 27.0"849.78 miEast4° 09' 00.1"285.24 miSouth891.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 2:46 AM113 km70 miles61 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 2:46 AM260 km162 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaFri 1:46 AM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
BukaFri 1:46 AM487 km303 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 1:46 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest W
YarenFri 3:46 AM1351 km840 miles730 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 2:46 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 1:46 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 2:46 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth N
JayapuraFri 12:46 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-northwest WNW

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