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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 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: 31%

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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 30° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.53 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.1"974.06 miwest0° 07' 55.2"9.08 minorth973.81 mi
24 hours11° 19' 20.1"759.06 mieast2° 48' 57.8"193.63 minorth778.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 5:24 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 5:24 PM749 km465 miles404 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:24 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmEast E
BanjulFri 6:24 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:24 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 6:24 PM1633 km1014 miles882 nmEast E
ConakryFri 6:24 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownFri 6:24 PM1983 km1232 miles1070 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaFri 3:24 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnFri 6:24 PM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmNortheast NE

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