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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 23:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 171° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.32 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.08 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.0"964.65 miwest0° 09' 05.3"10.42 minorth965.05 mi
24 hours346° 45' 36.6"884.77 miwest4° 00' 18.2"275.32 minorth933.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 10:30 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSat 10:30 AM521 km323 miles281 nmWest W
LautokaSat 11:30 AM653 km406 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSat 11:30 AM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 11:30 AM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaSat 11:30 AM807 km502 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 10:30 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 10:30 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE

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