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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 12:54:00 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: 28%

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 12:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' North, Longitude: 49° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.95 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.2"977.24 miwest0° 08' 18.9"9.53 minorth977.00 mi
24 hours11° 18' 05.4"760.12 mieast2° 59' 06.4"205.24 minorth782.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al MukallaFri 3:54 PM118 km73 miles64 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoFri 3:54 PM250 km156 miles135 nmSouth S
AdenFri 3:54 PM492 km306 miles265 nmWest W
HadibuFri 3:54 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
Ta'izzFri 3:54 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest W
BerberaFri 3:54 PM595 km369 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
SanaFri 3:54 PM603 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalalahFri 4:54 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNortheast NE
Al HudaydahFri 3:54 PM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiFri 3:54 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-southwest WSW
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