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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: 16%

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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' North, Longitude: 137° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.27 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.2"995.93 miwest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 minorth995.80 mi
24 hours11° 15' 53.1"772.18 mieast3° 58' 08.1"272.77 minorth814.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 2:14 PM2239 km1392 miles1209 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 2:14 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 2:14 PM3068 km1906 miles1657 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 4:14 PM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 4:14 PM3681 km2287 miles1987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 5:14 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownWed 4:14 PM3725 km2315 miles2011 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhoenixWed 5:14 PM3903 km2425 miles2108 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 4:14 PM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 2:14 PM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmSouthwest SW

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