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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: 62%
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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 05' South
Longitude: 141° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.1 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.3"943.09 miwest0° 04' 31.7"5.19 misouth942.89 mi
24 hours13° 57' 04.0"912.12 mieast1° 13' 40.7"84.47 misouth912.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonMon 5:34 AM163 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsMon 5:34 AM509 km317 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekMon 5:04 AM773 km481 miles418 nmWest W
Alice SpringsMon 5:04 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 5:34 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinMon 5:04 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 5:34 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Mon 6:04 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 4:34 AM1832 km1139 miles989 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 4:19 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
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