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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 = Friday, March 1, 2013 at 5:40:00 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: 83%

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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' South, Longitude: 142° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.00 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.2"975.07 miWest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 miSouth974.82 mi
24 hours13° 00' 08.1"876.23 miEast3° 25' 04.3"234.99 miSouth900.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaSat 3:40 AM99 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 3:40 AM544 km338 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 3:40 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNortheast NE
LaeSat 3:40 AM842 km523 miles455 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 2:40 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmNorth N
DarwinSat 3:10 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 3:10 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariSat 2:40 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSat 3:40 AM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 4:40 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmEast E

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