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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 148° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.40 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.3"962.58 miwest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 minorth962.97 mi
24 hours13° 18' 49.1"887.98 mieast3° 55' 11.4"269.47 minorth935.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 9:44 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 10:44 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 9:44 AM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 9:44 AM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 8:44 AM3567 km2216 miles1926 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 8:44 AM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmWest W

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