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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 20:30:00 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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' North, Longitude: 60° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.99 meters/second, 1566.0 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"972.84 miwest0° 07' 45.9"8.90 minorth972.59 mi
24 hours11° 19' 51.1"758.71 mieast2° 45' 01.0"189.11 minorth777.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:30 PM15 km9 miles8 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesFri 4:30 PM59 km37 miles32 nmSouth S
Vieux FortFri 4:30 PM91 km57 miles49 nmSouth S
RoseauFri 4:30 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstownFri 4:30 PM157 km98 miles85 nmSouth S
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 4:30 PM181 km112 miles98 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-à-PitreFri 4:30 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BridgetownFri 4:30 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSoutheast SE
BradesFri 4:30 PM279 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint George'sFri 4:30 PM290 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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