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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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' South, Longitude: 148° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.9"972.62 miwest0° 09' 15.1"10.60 misouth972.36 mi
24 hours12° 58' 50.8"872.39 mieast3° 19' 36.3"228.74 misouth895.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 4:56 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 4:56 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 4:56 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 6:56 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 3:56 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:56 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:56 AM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:56 AM2962 km1841 miles1599 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 2:56 AM3459 km2150 miles1868 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 2:56 AM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmWest W

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