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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 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 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: 150° 46' 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"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"942.00 miwest0° 01' 58.9"2.27 misouth942.10 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.4"756.03 mieast1° 13' 32.6"84.32 misouth763.62 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 PM771 km479 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 7:52 PM986 km613 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 9:52 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmEast E
PalikirWed 8:52 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaWed 6:52 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 6:52 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 6:52 PM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaWed 6:52 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 6:52 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorthwest NW
KobeWed 6:52 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW
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