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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 2:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' South, Longitude: 148° 06' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.21 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.0"972.63 miWest0° 09' 15.2"10.60 miSouth972.37 mi
24 hours12° 58' 48.8"872.37 miEast3° 19' 38.7"228.78 miSouth895.41 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 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 4:56 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 4:56 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 6:56 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 3:56 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:56 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:56 AM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:56 AM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 2:56 AM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 2:56 AM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmWest-southwest WSW

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