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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 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' South, Longitude: 121° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.1"940.78 miwest0° 04' 28.9"5.14 misouth940.57 mi
24 hours14° 10' 44.3"925.15 mieast1° 11' 31.0"81.99 misouth925.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 6:56 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 9:56 AM1505 km935 miles812 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 4:56 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 4:56 AM3995 km2482 miles2157 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:56 AM4033 km2506 miles2178 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 4:56 AM4571 km2840 miles2468 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaMon 9:56 AM4819 km2994 miles2602 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 8:56 AM4939 km3069 miles2667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 8:56 AM5065 km3147 miles2735 nmNortheast NE
AlofiMon 3:56 AM5076 km3154 miles2741 nmWest W
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