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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 25%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' North, Longitude: 160° 22' 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"983.10 miwest0° 09' 01.3"10.34 minorth982.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 15.9"762.57 mieast3° 17' 20.6"226.11 minorth790.52 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 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 4:34 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 2:34 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 3:34 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 3:34 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 4:34 PM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 2:34 PM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 2:34 PM3166 km1967 miles1709 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 2:34 PM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 4:34 PM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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