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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 12:56:00 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: 62%

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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 119° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.55 meters/second, 1568.0 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.1"974.06 miwest0° 09' 23.6"10.76 misouth973.80 mi
24 hours12° 55' 28.0"869.76 mieast3° 23' 41.6"233.41 misouth894.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 4:56 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 7:56 AM1829 km1136 miles987 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 2:56 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:56 AM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 6:56 AM4241 km2635 miles2290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 2:56 AM4393 km2730 miles2372 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 6:56 AM4420 km2746 miles2386 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 6:56 AM4459 km2771 miles2408 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 2:56 AM4540 km2821 miles2452 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaSat 7:56 AM4571 km2840 miles2468 nmEast E

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