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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 14:54:00 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 134° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.5"955.42 miwest0° 07' 11.3"8.24 misouth955.15 mi
24 hours13° 38' 17.3"902.11 mieast2° 22' 39.8"163.53 misouth910.90 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 5:54 AM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 6:54 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 4:54 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 4:54 AM2683 km1667 miles1448 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 9:54 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 4:54 AM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 3:54 AM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:54 AM3995 km2483 miles2157 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 3:54 AM4049 km2516 miles2187 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 3:54 AM4282 km2661 miles2312 nmWest-southwest WSW
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