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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 22' South, Longitude: 134° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.46 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.4"989.58 miwest0° 10' 43.9"12.29 misouth989.40 mi
24 hours12° 17' 31.1"838.95 mieast4° 03' 20.6"278.77 misouth878.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 3:38 AM569 km353 miles307 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 5:08 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 3:08 AM1879 km1167 miles1015 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 3:08 AM2836 km1762 miles1532 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 3:08 AM3025 km1879 miles1633 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 8:08 AM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 2:08 AM3978 km2472 miles2148 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 2:08 AM4051 km2517 miles2187 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:08 AM4108 km2553 miles2218 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 3:08 AM4257 km2645 miles2299 nmNorthwest NW
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