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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 39' North, Longitude: 134° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 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' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.1"1004.34 miwest0° 11' 40.5"13.37 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 37' 32.8"804.11 mieast4° 40' 59.7"321.78 misouth865.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariWed 12:46 AM167 km104 miles90 nmSouth S
SofifiWed 12:46 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest W
TernateWed 12:46 AM754 km469 miles407 nmWest W
MelekeokWed 12:46 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
JayapuraWed 12:46 AM809 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
AmbonWed 12:46 AM820 km510 miles443 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoTue 11:46 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest W
General SantosTue 11:46 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 11:46 PM1185 km737 miles640 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloTue 11:46 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmWest W
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