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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: 9%

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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' North, Longitude: 143° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.7"1002.92 miwest0° 11' 33.2"13.23 minorth1002.91 mi
24 hours11° 22' 58.0"786.15 mieast4° 26' 57.9"305.74 minorth841.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:48 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 1:48 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 1:48 PM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 1:48 PM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:48 PM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 3:48 PM3425 km2128 miles1850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 1:48 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 11:48 AM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:48 PM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesTue 3:48 PM4279 km2659 miles2310 nmNortheast NE

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