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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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 152° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.39 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.5"967.00 miwest0° 06' 59.6"8.02 minorth966.76 mi
24 hours11° 22' 35.4"757.28 mieast2° 25' 29.2"166.74 minorth770.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:36 PM707 km439 miles382 nmWest W
HagåtñaSat 4:36 PM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 5:36 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 6:36 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokSat 3:36 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 6:36 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 3:36 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 6:36 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaSat 3:36 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 3:36 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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