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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 14:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' North, Longitude: 150° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.6"1004.38 miwest0° 11' 39.7"13.35 misouth1004.50 mi
24 hours11° 36' 46.6"803.24 mieast4° 41' 00.4"321.82 misouth864.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaWed 12:36 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeWed 12:36 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaWed 12:36 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 1:36 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 11:36 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:36 AM1210 km752 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 1:36 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 12:36 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:36 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast E
ManokwariTue 11:36 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest W
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