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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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 54' North, Longitude: 162° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"1002.25 miwest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 minorth1002.22 mi
24 hours11° 21' 20.2"783.66 mieast4° 23' 12.4"301.44 minorth837.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolWed 2:34 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaWed 2:34 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirWed 2:34 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 3:34 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 3:34 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 3:34 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:34 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:34 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HagåtñaWed 1:34 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyWed 1:34 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSouthwest SW

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