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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: 50%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 118° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.59 meters/second, 1539.3 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.0"956.20 miwest0° 07' 18.0"8.37 misouth955.93 mi
24 hours13° 36' 32.4"900.83 mieast2° 25' 38.9"166.95 misouth910.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 8:46 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSun 5:46 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 3:46 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:46 AM3630 km2256 miles1960 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 3:46 AM4356 km2706 miles2352 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 8:46 AM4498 km2795 miles2429 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 7:46 AM4543 km2823 miles2453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 7:46 AM4648 km2888 miles2510 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 7:46 AM4674 km2904 miles2524 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 3:46 AM4739 km2944 miles2559 nmWest-northwest WNW

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