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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 15:44:00 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: 49%

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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' South, Longitude: 146° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.99 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.9"954.85 miwest0° 07' 06.4"8.15 misouth954.58 mi
24 hours13° 39' 34.9"903.05 mieast2° 20' 24.7"160.95 misouth911.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 5:44 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 5:44 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 7:44 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 5:44 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 4:44 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 5:44 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:44 AM2793 km1736 miles1508 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 4:44 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 3:44 AM3700 km2299 miles1998 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 3:44 AM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmWest-northwest WNW
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