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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 19:30:00 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: 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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 23° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.1"948.65 miwest0° 03' 52.6"4.45 minorth948.47 mi
24 hours11° 33' 29.8"755.20 mieast1° 07' 53.1"77.83 minorth756.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 6:30 PM292 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaSun 6:30 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 6:30 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSun 7:30 PM719 km447 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 7:30 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast E
DakarSun 7:30 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 7:30 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoSun 7:30 PM883 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSun 7:30 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaSun 7:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE

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