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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 14:18:00 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: 71%

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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' South, Longitude: 151° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.6"988.91 miwest0° 10' 40.9"12.24 misouth988.72 mi
24 hours12° 19' 15.3"840.42 mieast4° 01' 45.7"276.96 misouth879.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 4:18 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 4:18 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 4:18 AM1581 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 3:18 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:18 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:18 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 6:18 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 3:18 AM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 2:18 AM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 2:18 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest W

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