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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:44:00 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: 16%

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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 144° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.19 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"995.74 miwest0° 10' 31.9"12.06 minorth995.60 mi
24 hours11° 15' 49.4"771.95 mieast3° 57' 28.3"272.02 minorth814.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 2:44 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 2:44 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 2:44 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 1:44 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 12:44 PM3594 km2233 miles1940 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 2:44 PM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 2:44 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 4:44 PM3977 km2471 miles2148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 4:44 PM3997 km2483 miles2158 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 4:44 PM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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