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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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 162° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"944.54 miwest0° 02' 47.1"3.20 minorth944.40 mi
24 hours11° 36' 20.9"755.15 mieast0° 41' 06.7"47.14 minorth754.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 7:30 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast E
PalikirMon 6:30 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 7:30 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 5:30 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 8:30 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 7:30 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 7:30 PM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoMon 4:30 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 7:30 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 6:30 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSouth S
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