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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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 149° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.92 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.0"954.70 miwest0° 07' 05.0"8.12 misouth954.43 mi
24 hours13° 39' 55.2"903.30 mieast2° 19' 49.2"160.27 misouth911.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 5:56 AM51 km32 miles28 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 5:56 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 5:56 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 4:56 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 7:56 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 5:56 AM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Mon 5:56 AM2381 km1479 miles1286 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:56 AM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 4:56 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 3:56 AM3366 km2092 miles1817 nmWest W

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