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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 133° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.4"961.83 miwest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 minorth962.22 mi
24 hours13° 20' 25.0"889.13 mieast3° 53' 16.7"267.28 minorth935.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 10:44 AM853 km530 miles460 nmSouth S
TaiohaeFri 10:14 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 2:44 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 9:44 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 9:44 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 8:44 AM3869 km2404 miles2089 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 9:44 AM4105 km2551 miles2217 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 8:44 AM4137 km2571 miles2234 nmWest W

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