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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: 61%
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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 33' South
Longitude: 133° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.23 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.0"973.40 miwest0° 09' 19.3"10.68 misouth973.14 mi
24 hours12° 57' 10.1"871.15 mieast3° 21' 38.6"231.09 misouth894.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 4:26 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSat 5:56 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 3:56 AM1737 km1080 miles938 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 3:56 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 8:56 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 3:56 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 2:56 AM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 3:56 AM4093 km2543 miles2210 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 2:56 AM4096 km2545 miles2212 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 2:56 AM4457 km2770 miles2407 nmWest-southwest WSW
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