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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 19:20:00 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: 50%

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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 21° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.24 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"948.71 miwest0° 03' 53.5"4.46 minorth948.54 mi
24 hours11° 33' 27.2"755.20 mieast1° 08' 15.2"78.25 minorth756.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaSun 6:20 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloSun 6:20 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouSun 7:20 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaSun 6:20 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottSun 7:20 PM567 km353 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisSun 7:20 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSun 7:20 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 7:20 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsSun 7:20 PM667 km415 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaSun 7:20 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
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