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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: 60%

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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 157° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.3"972.23 miwest0° 09' 12.3"10.55 misouth971.97 mi
24 hours12° 59' 54.5"873.28 mieast3° 18' 18.0"227.26 misouth895.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 5:34 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 5:34 AM949 km589 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 4:34 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 5:34 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 4:34 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 5:34 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 4:34 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 3:34 AM2599 km1615 miles1404 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 3:34 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmWest W
SuvaSun 3:34 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-southwest WSW
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