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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 02' South, Longitude: 167° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.3"1003.47 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 minorth1003.59 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.6"802.74 mieast4° 42' 59.0"324.06 minorth865.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenTue 2:24 PM115 km72 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaTue 2:24 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroTue 2:24 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraTue 1:24 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:24 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 2:24 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandMon 2:24 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmEast E
Port VilaTue 1:24 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmSouth S
SuvaTue 2:24 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 2:24 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
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