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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 08:34:00 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: 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' North, Longitude: 135° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"953.33 miwest0° 04' 50.7"5.55 minorth953.13 mi
24 hours11° 30' 25.7"755.44 mieast1° 31' 44.0"105.16 minorth759.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 6:34 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 5:34 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouth S
QuezonSun 4:34 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 4:34 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiSun 4:34 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 4:34 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoSun 5:34 PM1657 km1029 miles895 nmNorth-northwest NNW
General SantosSun 4:34 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
FukuokaSun 5:34 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuSun 5:34 PM1768 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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