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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: 3%

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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 127° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.9"961.53 miwest0° 08' 41.7"9.97 minorth961.92 mi
24 hours13° 21' 03.2"889.59 mieast3° 52' 30.1"266.40 minorth935.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 11:20 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 2:20 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 9:20 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 9:20 AM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 9:20 AM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 8:20 AM4475 km2781 miles2417 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 9:20 AM4723 km2935 miles2550 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 1:20 PM4990 km3101 miles2695 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 8:20 AM5022 km3120 miles2711 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 9:20 AM5233 km3252 miles2826 nmNorthwest NW

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