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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 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' North, Longitude: 144° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.27 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 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"993.68 miwest0° 10' 16.8"11.77 minorth993.52 mi
24 hours11° 15' 22.3"769.80 mieast3° 50' 35.9"264.16 minorth809.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaThu 3:34 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
SaipanThu 3:34 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth N
MelekeokThu 2:34 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmWest W
JayapuraThu 2:34 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 4:34 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 2:34 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 3:34 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouth S
ManadoThu 1:34 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 4:34 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmSoutheast SE
ManilaThu 1:34 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmWest-northwest WNW

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