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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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' North, Longitude: 137° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.63 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.3"969.77 miwest0° 07' 21.9"8.44 minorth969.52 mi
24 hours11° 21' 14.3"757.90 mieast2° 34' 54.3"177.53 minorth773.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:46 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 3:46 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesFri 5:46 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 5:46 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 6:46 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 5:46 PM3224 km2004 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 6:46 PM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CityFri 6:46 PM3777 km2347 miles2040 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 3:46 PM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeattleFri 5:46 PM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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