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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 14:44:00 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: 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' South, Longitude: 145° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.98 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 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' 21.7"972.77 miwest0° 09' 16.0"10.62 misouth972.51 mi
24 hours12° 58' 28.7"872.11 mieast3° 20' 03.2"229.25 misouth895.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 4:44 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeSat 5:14 AM809 km503 miles437 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 4:44 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 6:44 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 4:44 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:44 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:44 AM2872 km1784 miles1551 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:44 AM2877 km1788 miles1554 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:44 AM3286 km2042 miles1775 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 2:44 AM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmWest-northwest WNW
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