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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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' North, Longitude: 143° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.21 meters/second, 1602.8 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 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' 45.6"995.79 miwest0° 10' 32.3"12.07 minorth995.66 mi
24 hours11° 15' 50.5"772.02 mieast3° 57' 39.3"272.23 minorth814.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 2:36 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 2:36 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 2:36 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 1:36 PM3655 km2271 miles1973 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 2:36 PM3692 km2294 miles1994 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 12:36 PM3802 km2363 miles2053 nmWest W
Los AngelesWed 4:36 PM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownWed 4:36 PM3894 km2420 miles2103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San FranciscoWed 4:36 PM3919 km2435 miles2116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:36 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmSouthwest SW
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