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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, January 30, 2014 at 1:30:00 AM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' South, Longitude: 147° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.69 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.98 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.9"958.76 miWest0° 07' 42.6"8.84 miNorth959.10 mi
24 hours14° 19' 04.1"953.68 miEast3° 33' 45.8"244.93 miNorth992.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 11:30 AM222 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 11:30 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth N
LaeThu 11:30 AM988 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 11:30 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 12:30 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraThu 10:30 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsThu 11:00 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 11:00 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmWest W
Sydney *Thu 12:30 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 12:30 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSouth S

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