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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 1:57 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 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° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 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"961.85 miwest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 minorth962.24 mi
24 hours13° 20' 23.2"889.11 mieast3° 53' 18.9"267.32 minorth935.76 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 AM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth S
TaiohaeFri 10:14 AM944 km586 miles510 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 9:44 AM2801 km1741 miles1512 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 2:44 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 9:44 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 8:44 AM3841 km2387 miles2074 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 9:44 AM4076 km2533 miles2201 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 8:44 AM4108 km2553 miles2218 nmWest W

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