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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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 173° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.66 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 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' 11.5"960.87 miwest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 misouth961.17 mi
24 hours348° 31' 39.2"759.27 miwest2° 53' 56.2"199.32 misouth790.30 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 9:52 PM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 9:52 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:52 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 9:52 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 8:52 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 9:52 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 9:52 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 9:52 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 11:52 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 7:52 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmWest W

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