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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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 24' South, Longitude: 165° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.52 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"1003.32 miwest0° 12' 00.6"13.75 minorth1003.45 mi
24 hours11° 37' 54.2"804.39 mieast4° 43' 52.5"325.10 minorth867.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiTue 1:34 PM599 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 2:34 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 1:34 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 12:34 PM1197 km743 miles646 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 2:34 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 12:34 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 1:34 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 2:34 PM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 12:34 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 1:34 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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