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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: 33%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 135° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.67 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"969.93 miwest0° 07' 22.7"8.46 minorth969.69 mi
24 hours11° 21' 11.6"757.98 mieast2° 35' 13.7"177.91 minorth773.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:36 PM2474 km1538 miles1336 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesFri 5:36 PM2701 km1679 miles1459 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 5:36 PM2804 km1743 miles1514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 3:36 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloFri 6:36 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 5:36 PM3064 km1904 miles1655 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 6:36 PM3092 km1922 miles1670 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CityFri 6:36 PM3629 km2255 miles1960 nmNortheast NE
SeattleFri 5:36 PM3789 km2354 miles2046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 7:36 PM3868 km2404 miles2089 nmEast-northeast ENE
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