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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' North, Longitude: 168° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.4"1002.63 miwest0° 11' 29.9"13.17 minorth1002.61 mi
24 hours11° 22' 11.0"784.97 mieast4° 25' 14.6"303.77 minorth839.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiWed 2:34 PM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 1:34 PM964 km599 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 3:34 PM1251 km778 miles676 nmEast E
FakaofoWed 2:34 PM1457 km906 miles787 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 1:34 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:34 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 1:34 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 3:34 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroWed 1:34 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmWest W
AlofiTue 2:34 PM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmSouth S
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