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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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 145° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.35 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.67 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.6"939.98 miwest0° 04' 16.6"4.90 misouth939.78 mi
24 hours14° 12' 27.9"926.33 mieast1° 06' 16.4"75.98 misouth926.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 6:34 AM527 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 6:34 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 8:34 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiMon 5:34 AM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 6:34 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Tue 6:34 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 5:34 AM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 5:34 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 11:34 AM3733 km2319 miles2016 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaTue 4:34 AM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmWest W
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