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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, January 31, 2014 at 2:30:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' South, Longitude: 147° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.22 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.26 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.3"975.65 miWest0° 10' 08.5"11.62 miNorth976.02 mi
24 hours13° 44' 44.9"930.32 miEast4° 21' 31.7"299.57 miNorth983.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyFri 12:30 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNorth N
LaeFri 12:30 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 12:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 11:30 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 1:30 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmEast E
DarwinFri 12:00 Noon1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest W
BrisbaneFri 12:30 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:30 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 12:00 Noon1927 km1197 miles1041 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 1:30 PM2350 km1461 miles1269 nmEast-southeast ESE

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