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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 18:24:00 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: 22%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' North, Longitude: 41° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.51 meters/second, 1589.4 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"987.49 miwest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 minorth987.28 mi
24 hours11° 15' 25.0"765.01 mieast3° 30' 55.7"241.65 minorth797.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneThu 3:24 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 3:24 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboThu 3:24 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 3:24 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownThu 2:24 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 2:24 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest W
PraiaThu 5:24 PM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
CastriesThu 2:24 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownThu 2:24 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceThu 2:24 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-northwest WNW
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