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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: 84%

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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 166° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.06 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.0"977.54 miwest0° 09' 43.7"11.15 misouth977.29 mi
24 hours12° 55' 19.3"872.83 mieast3° 32' 07.2"243.07 misouth899.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 3:08 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:08 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 3:08 AM625 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 4:08 AM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 3:08 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 4:08 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 3:08 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 2:08 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 2:08 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 2:08 AM1786 km1109 miles964 nmNorthwest NW
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