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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: 24%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 45' North, Longitude: 133° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.00 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"984.10 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 minorth983.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 01.6"763.07 mieast3° 20' 25.6"229.64 minorth792.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:44 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 2:44 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesThu 4:44 PM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 5:44 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 4:44 PM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 5:44 PM3279 km2037 miles1771 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 4:44 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 2:44 PM3664 km2276 miles1978 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityThu 6:44 PM3827 km2378 miles2066 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salt Lake CityThu 5:44 PM3877 km2409 miles2093 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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