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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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 146° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.8"945.26 miwest0° 04' 32.3"5.20 minorth945.48 mi
24 hours14° 42' 34.4"966.69 mieast2° 25' 07.7"166.35 minorth987.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleWed 10:30 AM113 km70 miles61 nmSouth S
CairnsWed 10:30 AM179 km111 miles96 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 10:30 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 10:30 AM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsWed 10:00 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 11:30 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Wed 11:30 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 10:00 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 9:30 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Canberra *Wed 11:30 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth S
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