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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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 132° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.13 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"943.96 miwest0° 02' 36.0"2.98 minorth943.84 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.7"755.15 mieast0° 36' 33.5"41.92 minorth754.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiMon 5:30 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaMon 6:30 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth N
QuezonMon 5:30 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 5:30 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 6:30 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmSouth S
KumamotoMon 6:30 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmNorth N
HagåtñaMon 7:30 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast-southeast ESE
FukuokaMon 6:30 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
KitakyushuMon 6:30 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth N
DavaoMon 5:30 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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