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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: 97%

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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' South, Longitude: 127° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"1002.65 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.41 misouth1002.65 mi
24 hours11° 52' 04.6"819.94 mieast4° 36' 20.9"316.51 misouth876.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 1:46 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 11:46 PM2912 km1810 miles1572 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 4:46 AM3300 km2051 miles1782 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiWed 11:46 PM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest W
HermosilloWed 2:46 AM3947 km2453 miles2131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 3:46 AM3957 km2459 miles2137 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 11:46 PM4050 km2516 miles2187 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 1:46 AM4199 km2609 miles2267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 AM4213 km2618 miles2275 nmEast E
HonoluluTue 11:46 PM4261 km2648 miles2301 nmNorthwest NW
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