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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: 10%

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 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' North, Longitude: 167° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.8"1002.32 miwest0° 11' 26.6"13.10 minorth1002.29 mi
24 hours11° 21' 28.4"783.88 mieast4° 23' 33.2"301.84 minorth837.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 3:14 PM485 km302 miles262 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 3:14 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
TarawaWed 3:14 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 2:14 PM1071 km665 miles578 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 2:14 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:14 PM1710 km1063 miles924 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 3:14 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 3:14 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 2:14 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 1:14 PM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmWest-southwest WSW

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