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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: 26%

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 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' North, Longitude: 155° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.81 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.0"981.41 miwest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 minorth981.19 mi
24 hours11° 16' 43.1"761.79 mieast3° 12' 08.0"220.15 minorth788.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 4:34 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 4:34 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 3:34 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest W
Wake IslandFri 5:34 PM1386 km861 miles749 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 5:34 PM1792 km1113 miles967 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 5:34 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 5:34 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 2:34 PM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokFri 2:34 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 4:34 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouth S

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