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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 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 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° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.25 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"995.87 miwest0° 10' 32.9"12.08 minorth995.74 mi
24 hours11° 15' 52.0"772.11 mieast3° 57' 55.9"272.54 minorth814.80 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 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 2:24 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 2:24 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 4:24 PM3680 km2286 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 4:24 PM3775 km2346 miles2039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 4:24 PM3788 km2354 miles2046 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 2:24 PM3856 km2396 miles2082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloWed 5:24 PM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 1:24 PM3932 km2443 miles2123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasWed 4:24 PM4042 km2511 miles2182 nmNortheast NE
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