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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: 94%

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 Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 178° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.4"975.05 miwest0° 08' 14.1"9.44 misouth975.39 mi
24 hours348° 37' 18.1"763.90 miwest3° 36' 13.7"247.74 misouth808.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 10:20 PM1112 km691 miles601 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 10:20 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaSat 10:20 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 10:20 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayFri 11:20 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 10:20 PM2062 km1282 miles1114 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 9:20 PM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 10:20 PM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 12:20 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:20 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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