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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: 100%

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 Monday, February 25, 2013 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' North, Longitude: 136° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.25 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.7"1000.36 miwest0° 11' 05.9"12.71 misouth1000.59 mi
24 hours11° 24' 57.3"786.16 mieast4° 33' 56.8"313.71 misouth848.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokMon 11:46 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariMon 11:46 PM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 11:46 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 12:46 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmNortheast NE
DavaoMon 10:46 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest W
General SantosMon 10:46 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest W
ManadoMon 10:46 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloMon 10:46 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:46 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSoutheast SE
DiliMon 11:46 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouthwest SW

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