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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 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' South, Longitude: 160° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 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"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.4"1003.52 miwest0° 11' 59.4"13.73 minorth1003.64 mi
24 hours11° 36' 01.9"802.31 mieast4° 42' 43.4"323.76 minorth864.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenTue 2:54 PM708 km440 miles382 nmEast E
ArawaTue 12:54 PM807 km501 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
BukaTue 12:54 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
GizoTue 1:54 PM894 km555 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 1:54 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraTue 1:54 PM942 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 2:54 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast E
MajuroTue 2:54 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyTue 12:54 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaTue 1:54 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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