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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: 82%

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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 147° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 57.8"949.69 miwest0° 04' 18.9"4.95 misouth949.90 mi
24 hours11° 34' 15.2"757.08 mieast2° 08' 00.3"146.72 misouth775.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 8:52 PM474 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 8:52 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 9:52 PM1736 km1078 miles937 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 7:52 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 10:52 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast E
YokohamaThu 7:52 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 7:52 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 7:52 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaThu 7:52 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoThu 7:52 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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