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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 04:08:00 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: 66%

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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 8° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.27 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.7"980.17 miwest0° 09' 57.9"11.42 misouth979.93 mi
24 hours12° 40' 55.4"858.23 mieast3° 40' 11.1"252.28 misouth888.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaSat 5:08 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSat 5:08 AM653 km406 miles353 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboSat 5:08 AM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
CabindaSat 5:08 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeSat 5:08 AM886 km551 miles479 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireSat 5:08 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeSat 5:08 AM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieSat 5:08 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 5:08 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 5:08 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmNortheast NE
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