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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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' South, Longitude: 140° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.08 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 23.0"973.07 miwest0° 09' 17.3"10.64 misouth972.81 mi
24 hours12° 57' 57.1"871.76 mieast3° 20' 41.7"230.00 misouth895.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 4:54 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSat 4:24 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:24 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 4:24 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 4:24 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:24 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:24 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:24 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:24 AM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 3:24 AM3756 km2334 miles2028 nmWest-southwest WSW
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