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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 20° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.96 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.5"995.18 miwest0° 11' 07.7"12.75 misouth995.05 mi
24 hours12° 02' 28.8"825.96 mieast4° 16' 05.1"293.34 misouth872.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaFri 3:28 AM118 km73 miles64 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TshikapaFri 4:28 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mbuji-MayiFri 4:28 AM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaFri 3:28 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth S
MalanjeFri 3:28 AM503 km312 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeFri 3:28 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
KinshasaFri 3:28 AM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleFri 3:28 AM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboFri 3:28 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaFri 3:28 AM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
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