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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 35' South
Longitude: 157° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.9"991.27 miwest0° 10' 57.8"12.56 misouth991.11 mi
24 hours12° 25' 28.6"849.86 mieast4° 08' 58.5"285.23 misouth891.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 2:46 AM88 km55 miles48 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 2:46 AM288 km179 miles155 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaFri 1:46 AM336 km209 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 1:46 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmWest W
YarenFri 3:46 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 2:46 AM1549 km963 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 1:46 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 2:46 AM1716 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
JayapuraFri 12:46 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaFri 3:46 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
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