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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: 25%

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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 171° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.71 meters/second, 1500.2 km/hour, 932.2 miles/hour or 810.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.54 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.5"931.90 miwest0° 00' 28.7"0.55 misouth931.88 mi
24 hours345° 31' 08.7"937.23 miwest0° 28' 04.5"32.19 minorth939.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaWed 7:34 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaWed 7:34 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
NadiWed 8:34 AM717 km445 miles387 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleWed 7:34 AM720 km448 miles389 nmNorthwest NW
LautokaWed 8:34 AM731 km454 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaWed 8:34 AM799 km496 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonWed 8:04 AM986 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaWed 9:34 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 8:34 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 7:34 AM1742 km1083 miles941 nmNorthwest NW
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