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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 01:24:00 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: 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 51' North, Longitude: 143° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.85 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"983.74 miwest0° 09' 05.8"10.42 minorth983.52 mi
24 hours11° 16' 06.6"762.89 mieast3° 19' 19.9"228.39 minorth791.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:24 PM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 3:24 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 3:24 PM3320 km2063 miles1792 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesThu 5:24 PM3544 km2202 miles1913 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoThu 5:24 PM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 6:24 PM3864 km2401 miles2087 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 2:24 PM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 1:24 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasThu 5:24 PM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmNortheast NE
MidwayThu 2:24 PM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmWest-northwest WNW
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