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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 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 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: 151° 06' 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"1004.31 miwest0° 11' 39.7"13.35 misouth1004.43 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.9"803.17 mieast4° 41' 00.4"321.79 misouth864.87 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 AM802 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaWed 12:36 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeWed 12:36 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 1:36 AM1031 km640 miles557 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 11:36 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 12:36 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 1:36 AM1504 km934 miles812 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 12:36 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:36 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmEast E
ManokwariTue 11:36 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
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