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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 18:34:00 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: 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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' North, Longitude: 32° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.49 meters/second, 1567.8 km/hour, 974.2 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.9"973.96 miwest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 minorth973.72 mi
24 hours11° 19' 22.4"759.03 mieast2° 48' 39.2"193.27 minorth778.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 5:34 PM891 km554 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 5:34 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
DakarFri 6:34 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast E
BanjulFri 6:34 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:34 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 6:34 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmEast E
FortalezaFri 3:34 PM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryFri 6:34 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownFri 6:34 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 3:34 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-southwest WSW
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