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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 18:30:00 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: 49%

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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 9° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.0"949.04 miwest0° 03' 58.0"4.55 minorth948.86 mi
24 hours11° 33' 13.8"755.21 mieast1° 10' 05.3"80.35 minorth756.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 6:30 PM250 km156 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoSun 6:30 PM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
NouakchottSun 6:30 PM732 km455 miles395 nmWest W
RossoSun 6:30 PM764 km475 miles413 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaSun 6:30 PM765 km476 miles413 nmSouthwest SW
KoutialaSun 6:30 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 6:30 PM851 km529 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToubaSun 6:30 PM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakhlaSun 6:30 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
SmaraSun 6:30 PM883 km548 miles477 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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