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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: 88%

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 Friday, February 22, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 176° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.61 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.3"960.78 miwest0° 06' 18.6"7.23 misouth961.08 mi
24 hours348° 31' 36.6"759.25 miwest2° 53' 37.4"198.96 misouth790.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 9:42 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 9:42 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:42 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 9:42 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 9:42 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 9:42 PM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 8:42 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 11:42 PM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 9:42 PM2833 km1761 miles1530 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 10:42 PM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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