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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 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 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° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.8 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"992.06 miwest0° 11' 01.8"12.63 misouth991.91 mi
24 hours12° 23' 24.8"848.11 mieast4° 11' 06.9"287.66 misouth890.58 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 AM215 km133 miles116 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 2:08 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 3:08 AM846 km526 miles457 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 4:08 AM942 km585 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 2:08 AM974 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 4:08 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 2:08 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 2:08 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 3:08 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiThu 3:08 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmSoutheast SE

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