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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 15:34:00 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: 60%

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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 157° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.71 meters/second, 1565.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.3"972.18 miwest0° 09' 12.3"10.55 misouth971.91 mi
24 hours12° 59' 52.5"873.20 mieast3° 18' 20.4"227.29 misouth895.83 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 AM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 5:34 AM923 km573 miles498 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 4:34 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 5:34 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 4:34 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 5:34 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 4:34 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 3:34 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 3:34 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest W
SuvaSun 3:34 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmWest-southwest WSW

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