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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:46:00 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: 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' South, Longitude: 132° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.9"955.52 miwest0° 07' 12.1"8.26 misouth955.25 mi
24 hours13° 38' 04.7"901.95 mieast2° 23' 01.3"163.94 misouth910.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 5:46 AM717 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 6:46 AM933 km579 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 4:46 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 9:46 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 4:46 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 4:46 AM3416 km2123 miles1844 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 3:46 AM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:46 AM4201 km2610 miles2268 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 3:46 AM4253 km2643 miles2296 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 3:46 AM4482 km2785 miles2420 nmWest-southwest WSW

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