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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 13:44:00 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: 20%

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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 00' North, Longitude: 26° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.57 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"989.85 miwest0° 09' 49.3"11.25 minorth989.67 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.1"766.61 mieast3° 38' 20.1"250.13 minorth801.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauThu 4:44 PM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
BiraoThu 2:44 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest W
Al-FashirThu 4:44 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OboThu 2:44 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth S
Al-UbayyidThu 4:44 PM569 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
BriaThu 2:44 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
MalakalThu 4:44 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast E
YambioThu 4:44 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 2:44 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
KostiThu 4:44 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
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