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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: 18%

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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 36' North, Longitude: 147° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.31 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.4"993.76 miwest0° 10' 17.4"11.79 minorth993.61 mi
24 hours11° 15' 23.0"769.88 mieast3° 50' 52.0"264.46 minorth809.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 3:24 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanThu 3:24 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 4:24 PM1223 km760 miles661 nmEast E
MelekeokThu 2:24 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmWest W
JayapuraThu 2:24 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariThu 2:24 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 3:24 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 5:24 PM2407 km1495 miles1300 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 5:24 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 4:24 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmSoutheast SE

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