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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 Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:44:00 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: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 01' North, Longitude: 17° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"1003.92 miwest0° 11' 50.3"13.56 minorth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 29' 02.3"794.23 mieast4° 36' 28.3"316.61 minorth853.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ImpfondoTue 1:44 PM70 km43 miles38 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbandakaTue 1:44 PM115 km71 miles62 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuéssoTue 1:44 PM212 km132 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboTue 1:44 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth N
BanguiTue 1:44 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiTue 1:44 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleTue 1:44 PM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
BertouaTue 1:44 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
BozoumTue 1:44 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariTue 1:44 PM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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