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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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 51' North, Longitude: 143° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.84 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 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' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"983.73 miwest0° 09' 05.8"10.42 minorth983.51 mi
24 hours11° 16' 06.8"762.89 mieast3° 19' 18.0"228.35 minorth791.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:24 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 3:24 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 3:24 PM3314 km2059 miles1789 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesThu 5:24 PM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 5:24 PM3566 km2216 miles1926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 1:24 PM3846 km2390 miles2077 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 2:24 PM3847 km2391 miles2077 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloThu 6:24 PM3888 km2416 miles2100 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 5:24 PM3927 km2440 miles2121 nmNortheast NE
MidwayThu 2:24 PM3942 km2450 miles2129 nmWest-northwest WNW

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