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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 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 136° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.17 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.2"973.20 miwest0° 09' 18.6"10.67 misouth972.94 mi
24 hours12° 57' 28.4"871.33 mieast3° 21' 16.6"230.65 misouth894.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 4:38 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 6:08 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 4:08 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 4:08 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 4:08 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 9:08 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 3:08 AM3614 km2246 miles1952 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:08 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:08 AM3813 km2369 miles2059 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:08 AM4184 km2600 miles2259 nmWest-southwest WSW

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