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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 8:31 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' North, Longitude: 159° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.52 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"949.34 miwest0° 04' 14.3"4.86 misouth949.56 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.0"757.03 mieast2° 06' 15.1"144.71 misouth775.25 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 10:02 PM701 km436 miles379 nmEast E
PalikirThu 9:02 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 8:02 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:02 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 10:02 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 10:02 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 11:02 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoThu 7:02 PM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 7:02 PM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 9:02 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmSouth S

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