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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: 73%

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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 151° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.70 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.93 miwest0° 01' 58.9"2.27 misouth942.03 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.6"755.98 mieast1° 13' 30.2"84.27 misouth763.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 7:52 PM792 km492 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 7:52 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 9:52 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast E
PalikirWed 8:52 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaWed 6:52 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 6:52 PM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 6:52 PM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaWed 6:52 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 6:52 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNorthwest NW
KobeWed 6:52 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmNorthwest NW
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