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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 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: 24%

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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' North, Longitude: 131° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.05 meters/second, 1584.2 km/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"984.20 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 minorth983.98 mi
24 hours11° 16' 00.3"763.13 mieast3° 20' 44.4"230.00 minorth792.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los AngelesThu 4:34 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 5:34 PM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 4:34 PM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluThu 2:34 PM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 2:34 PM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixThu 5:34 PM3102 km1927 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 4:34 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 6:34 PM3548 km2204 miles1916 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salt Lake CityThu 5:34 PM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 2:34 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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