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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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 165° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.46 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"949.20 miwest0° 04' 12.3"4.82 misouth949.41 mi
24 hours11° 34' 31.8"757.01 mieast2° 05' 30.7"143.86 misouth775.05 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 9:42 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast E
MajuroThu 9:42 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 8:42 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 10:42 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 9:42 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 9:42 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 7:42 PM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 9:42 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 6:42 PM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 8:42 PM3199 km1988 miles1728 nmSouth S
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