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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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 08:20:00 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: 45%

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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' North, Longitude: 138° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.35 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.7"953.44 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.58 minorth953.23 mi
24 hours11° 30' 21.5"755.45 mieast1° 32' 14.1"105.74 minorth759.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanSun 6:20 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaSun 6:20 PM860 km534 miles464 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSun 5:20 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoSun 5:20 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuSun 5:20 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 5:20 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N
KobeSun 5:20 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth N
ShizuokaSun 5:20 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNorth N
KyotoSun 5:20 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth N
NagoyaSun 5:20 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
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