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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: 91%

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 Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 178° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.7"992.07 miwest0° 11' 01.9"12.63 misouth991.92 mi
24 hours12° 23' 23.4"848.09 mieast4° 11' 08.5"287.68 misouth890.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 2:08 AM244 km152 miles132 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 2:08 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 3:08 AM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 4:08 AM920 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaFri 2:08 AM928 km577 miles501 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 4:08 AM964 km599 miles521 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 2:08 AM966 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiFri 3:08 AM1007 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaFri 2:08 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 2:08 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorthwest NW

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