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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: 25%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:35 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 30' North
Longitude: 157° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"964.73 miwest0° 07' 37.4"8.74 minorth964.45 mi
24 hours11° 06' 38.5"737.06 mieast2° 41' 52.0"185.55 minorth754.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 5:20 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirMon 4:20 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmSouth S
Guam (Hagåtña)Mon 3:20 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 5:20 PM1831 km1137 miles988 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 5:20 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 5:20 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 2:20 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest-southwest WSW
TokyoMon 2:20 PM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 4:20 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 6:20 PM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmEast-northeast ENE
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