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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: 35%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' North, Longitude: 166° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.65 meters/second, 1557.5 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.13 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.1"967.57 miwest0° 07' 04.3"8.11 minorth967.33 mi
24 hours11° 22' 18.3"757.40 mieast2° 27' 27.5"169.00 minorth771.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 5:36 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth N
MajuroSat 5:36 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 4:36 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 5:36 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 5:36 PM1794 km1114 miles968 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 6:36 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaSat 3:36 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 5:36 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSat 4:36 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 5:36 PM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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