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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: 38%

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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 121° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.2"940.78 miwest0° 04' 29.0"5.14 misouth940.58 mi
24 hours14° 10' 43.2"925.14 mieast1° 11' 33.8"82.05 misouth925.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 6:54 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 9:54 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 4:54 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:54 AM4013 km2494 miles2167 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaMon 4:54 AM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 4:54 AM4591 km2852 miles2479 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaMon 9:54 AM4797 km2981 miles2590 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 8:54 AM4928 km3062 miles2661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 8:54 AM5049 km3137 miles2726 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 8:54 AM5076 km3154 miles2741 nmNortheast NE

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