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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: 81%

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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 167° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.43 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.1"949.13 miwest0° 04' 11.4"4.80 misouth949.34 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.2"757.00 mieast2° 05' 09.5"143.46 misouth774.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 9:32 PM95 km59 miles51 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroThu 9:32 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 8:32 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 10:32 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNortheast NE
TarawaThu 9:32 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 9:32 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 7:32 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 9:32 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 8:32 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TokyoThu 6:32 PM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmNorthwest NW

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