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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 07:24:00 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: 26%

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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 129° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.35 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.7"980.39 miwest0° 08' 41.9"9.97 minorth980.16 mi
24 hours11° 17' 01.5"761.34 mieast3° 08' 57.2"216.51 minorth786.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cebu CityFri 3:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
BacolodFri 3:24 PM738 km459 miles399 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoFri 3:24 PM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokFri 4:24 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
General SantosFri 3:24 PM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuezonFri 3:24 PM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
MakatiFri 3:24 PM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaFri 3:24 PM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoFri 3:24 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloFri 3:24 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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