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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 15:30:00 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: 48%

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 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 34° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"950.27 miwest0° 04' 14.0"4.86 minorth950.08 mi
24 hours11° 32' 24.9"755.26 mieast1° 16' 40.7"87.91 minorth757.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanSun 6:30 PM303 km188 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhartoumSun 6:30 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaSun 6:30 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneySun 6:30 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenSun 6:30 PM551 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahSun 6:30 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
AswanSun 5:30 PM595 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AsmaraSun 6:30 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSoutheast SE
MakkahSun 6:30 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
MendeferaSun 6:30 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSoutheast SE

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