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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: 36%

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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' North, Longitude: 137° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.14 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"966.43 miwest0° 06' 55.0"7.93 minorth966.19 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.9"757.17 mieast2° 23' 30.3"164.48 minorth770.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSat 5:36 PM798 km496 miles431 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanSat 5:36 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast E
MelekeokSat 4:36 PM992 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoSat 3:36 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosSat 3:36 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSat 3:36 PM1800 km1119 miles972 nmWest W
ManilaSat 3:36 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest W
ManokwariSat 4:36 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaipeiSat 3:36 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSat 4:36 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSouth S
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