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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: 72%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 28' South
Longitude: 142° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.32 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.4 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' 55.6"989.33 miwest0° 10' 42.5"12.27 misouth989.15 mi
24 hours12° 18' 20.3"839.70 mieast4° 02' 35.9"277.94 misouth879.15 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 AM316 km197 miles171 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 3:40 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 3:40 AM2082 km1293 miles1124 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 5:40 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaFri 3:40 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 2:40 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 2:40 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 3:40 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 2:40 AM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 3:40 AM3803 km2363 miles2054 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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