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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:24:00 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: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 17' South, Longitude: 99° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.4"941.56 miwest0° 04' 40.3"5.36 misouth941.35 mi
24 hours14° 09' 02.9"923.98 mieast1° 16' 23.8"87.59 misouth924.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 8:24 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:24 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 8:24 AM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 8:24 AM3103 km1928 miles1676 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 5:24 AM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Mon 10:24 AM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 9:24 AM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 9:24 AM3545 km2203 miles1914 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 9:24 AM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmEast E
San JoseMon 7:24 AM3641 km2262 miles1966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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