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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 18:36:00 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: 40%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' North, Longitude: 22° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.43 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.3"960.34 miwest0° 06' 01.6"6.91 minorth960.11 mi
24 hours11° 26' 11.1"756.16 mieast2° 01' 13.0"138.95 minorth764.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaSat 5:36 PM110 km69 miles60 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSat 5:36 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloSat 5:36 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest W
DakarSat 6:36 PM561 km348 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisSat 6:36 PM601 km373 miles324 nmEast E
ThièsSat 6:36 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 6:36 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast E
RossoSat 6:36 PM666 km414 miles359 nmEast E
NouadhibouSat 6:36 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaSat 6:36 PM703 km437 miles379 nmSoutheast SE
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