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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 04:34:00 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: 17%

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 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' North, Longitude: 159° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.47 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.9"994.13 miwest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 minorth993.97 mi
24 hours11° 15' 26.5"770.24 mieast3° 52' 04.2"265.84 minorth810.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaThu 3:34 PM205 km128 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 3:34 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 4:34 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 4:34 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 4:34 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HagåtñaThu 2:34 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaThu 4:34 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 3:34 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 2:34 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraThu 1:34 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW

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