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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 37' South, Longitude: 140° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.08 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.3 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' 23.1"973.01 miWest0° 09' 17.5"10.65 miSouth972.75 mi
24 hours12° 57' 55.3"871.67 miEast3° 20' 44.1"230.03 miSouth895.07 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 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 4:24 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:24 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 4:24 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 4:24 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:24 AM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:24 AM3393 km2108 miles1832 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:24 AM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:24 AM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 3:24 AM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmWest-southwest WSW

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