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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 18:44:00 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: 3%

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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 119° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.73 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.7"961.09 miwest0° 08' 38.3"9.90 minorth961.48 mi
24 hours13° 22' 00.6"890.27 mieast3° 51' 19.8"265.06 minorth936.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 10:44 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 1:44 PM1625 km1010 miles877 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 8:44 AM3242 km2014 miles1750 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:44 PM3640 km2262 miles1965 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaFri 8:44 AM4317 km2682 miles2331 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 12:44 PM4462 km2772 miles2409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:44 PM4570 km2840 miles2468 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 12:44 PM4602 km2859 miles2485 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 8:44 AM4621 km2871 miles2495 nmWest-northwest WNW
San SalvadorFri 12:44 PM4634 km2879 miles2502 nmNortheast NE
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