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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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' North, Longitude: 140° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.24 meters/second, 1602.9 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.4"995.93 miwest0° 10' 32.8"12.08 minorth995.80 mi
24 hours11° 15' 51.9"772.15 mieast3° 57' 54.4"272.53 minorth814.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 2:24 PM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 2:24 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 2:24 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 4:24 PM3696 km2297 miles1996 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 4:24 PM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 4:24 PM3797 km2360 miles2050 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 2:24 PM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloWed 5:24 PM3884 km2413 miles2097 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 1:24 PM3906 km2427 miles2109 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasWed 4:24 PM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmNortheast NE
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