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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:34:00 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: 35%

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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 152° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.40 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.5"967.02 miwest0° 06' 59.7"8.02 minorth966.78 mi
24 hours11° 22' 34.9"757.29 mieast2° 25' 33.1"166.82 minorth770.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSat 4:34 PM758 km471 miles409 nmWest W
HagåtñaSat 4:34 PM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirSat 5:34 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 6:34 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokSat 3:34 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 6:34 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 6:34 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 3:34 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
YokohamaSat 3:34 PM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoSat 3:34 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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