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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: 25%

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' North, Longitude: 160° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.56 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"983.16 miwest0° 09' 01.3"10.34 minorth982.93 mi
24 hours11° 16' 16.1"762.62 mieast3° 17' 18.7"226.09 minorth790.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 4:34 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 4:34 PM1182 km734 miles638 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 2:34 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 3:34 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 3:34 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 4:34 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 2:34 PM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmWest W
TarawaFri 2:34 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 2:34 PM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 4:34 PM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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