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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 8, 2013 at 17:10:00 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: 4%

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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 96° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.22 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.7"959.93 miwest0° 08' 29.0"9.72 minorth960.31 mi
24 hours13° 24' 29.8"892.06 mieast3° 48' 12.7"261.49 minorth937.01 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 *Fri 12:10 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:10 AM1829 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 12:10 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:10 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 12:10 PM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:10 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmEast E
San JoseFri 11:10 AM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM3189 km1982 miles1722 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:10 PM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmSoutheast SE
ManaguaFri 11:10 AM3305 km2053 miles1784 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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