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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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 01:44:00 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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 10' South, Longitude: 177° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.6"1003.39 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth1003.52 mi
24 hours348° 23' 02.0"803.32 miwest4° 43' 19.2"324.44 minorth866.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaTue 1:44 PM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 1:44 PM687 km427 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiTue 1:44 PM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroTue 1:44 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 1:44 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 2:44 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Tue 3:44 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaTue 1:44 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth S
Port VilaTue 12:44 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraTue 12:44 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW

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