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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 13:40:00 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 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 28' South, Longitude: 142° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 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' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.7"989.28 miwest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 misouth989.09 mi
24 hours12° 18' 18.6"839.62 mieast4° 02' 37.5"277.95 misouth879.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:10 AM287 km178 miles155 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 3:40 AM1206 km750 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 3:40 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 5:40 AM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 3:40 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 2:40 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 2:40 AM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:40 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 2:40 AM3775 km2346 miles2038 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 3:40 AM3816 km2371 miles2061 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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