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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 16:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 158° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.4"954.28 miwest0° 07' 01.2"8.05 misouth954.01 mi
24 hours13° 40' 52.1"903.99 mieast2° 18' 08.7"158.35 misouth911.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 6:34 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSun 6:34 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
AlofiSun 5:34 AM1203 km747 miles649 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 6:34 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 5:34 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 5:34 AM1786 km1110 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 6:34 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNorth N
SuvaMon 4:34 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 4:34 AM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 4:34 AM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmNorthwest NW
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