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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 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: 50%

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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 120° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.5"956.10 miwest0° 07' 17.1"8.35 misouth955.82 mi
24 hours13° 36' 46.5"901.00 mieast2° 25' 15.1"166.50 misouth910.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 5:56 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 8:56 AM1623 km1009 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 3:56 AM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:56 AM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 3:56 AM4133 km2568 miles2232 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 3:56 AM4530 km2815 miles2446 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 7:56 AM4658 km2895 miles2515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 8:56 AM4726 km2936 miles2552 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 7:56 AM4808 km2988 miles2596 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 7:56 AM4841 km3008 miles2614 nmNortheast NE
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