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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 17%

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' North, Longitude: 171° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.8"994.98 miwest0° 10' 26.3"11.96 minorth994.84 mi
24 hours11° 15' 37.2"771.12 mieast3° 54' 54.8"269.09 minorth812.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 2:34 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 4:34 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaThu 2:34 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 2:34 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:34 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 4:34 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 2:34 PM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 3:34 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 4:34 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmSouth S
YarenThu 2:34 PM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
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