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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 08:40:00 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 08:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' North, Longitude: 133° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.28 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"953.29 miwest0° 04' 50.1"5.54 minorth953.08 mi
24 hours11° 30' 27.3"755.44 mieast1° 31' 30.9"104.91 minorth759.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSun 5:40 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 6:40 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuezonSun 4:40 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 4:40 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiSun 4:40 PM1457 km905 miles786 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 4:40 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoSun 5:40 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmNorth N
General SantosSun 4:40 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmSouthwest SW
FukuokaSun 5:40 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth N
KitakyushuSun 5:40 PM1737 km1080 miles938 nmNorth N

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