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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 phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 123° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.7"955.98 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.33 misouth955.71 mi
24 hours13° 37' 02.2"901.19 mieast2° 24' 48.4"165.99 misouth910.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 6:06 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 9:06 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 4:06 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 4:06 AM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:06 AM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 4:06 AM4297 km2670 miles2320 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 8:06 AM4799 km2982 miles2591 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 3:06 AM4952 km3077 miles2674 nmWest W
LimaSun 9:06 AM4982 km3096 miles2690 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 8:06 AM4996 km3104 miles2697 nmNortheast NE
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