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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
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 AM1502 km933 miles811 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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