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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 10:36 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, March 1, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 143° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.07 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 32' 36.5"964.00 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 minorth963.72 mi
24 hours11° 07' 31.3"737.50 mieast2° 40' 00.9"183.42 minorth754.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 4:20 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaMon 4:20 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokMon 3:20 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 5:20 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-southeast ESE
YokohamaMon 3:20 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth N
JayapuraMon 3:20 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmSouth S
OsakaMon 3:20 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 3:20 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 3:20 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeMon 3:20 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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