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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 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 49' North
Longitude: 149° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.35 meters/second, 1556.4 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 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' 41.4"966.96 miwest0° 06' 58.7"8.00 minorth966.72 mi
24 hours11° 22' 38.7"757.32 mieast2° 25' 07.2"166.34 minorth770.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:46 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest W
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 4:46 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 5:46 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 6:46 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokSat 3:46 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSat 3:46 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSat 3:46 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 3:46 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSat 3:46 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariSat 3:46 PM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
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