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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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 20:34:00 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: 15%

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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 03' North, Longitude: 84° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.5"997.35 miwest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 minorth997.24 mi
24 hours11° 16' 26.6"773.96 mieast4° 03' 06.0"278.45 minorth818.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidWed 3:34 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 2:34 PM321 km200 miles174 nmNorth N
AlajuelaWed 2:34 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasWed 3:34 PM400 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaWed 2:34 PM574 km356 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PanamaWed 3:34 PM584 km363 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 2:34 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaWed 2:34 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San MiguelWed 2:34 PM820 km509 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaWed 2:34 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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