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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 20:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 35° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.07 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"948.33 miwest0° 03' 48.1"4.36 minorth948.15 mi
24 hours11° 33' 42.9"755.19 mieast1° 06' 02.5"75.72 minorth756.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 7:20 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:20 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 8:20 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmEast E
BanjulSun 8:20 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaSun 7:20 PM2272 km1411 miles1227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSun 8:20 PM2310 km1436 miles1247 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 5:20 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnSun 8:20 PM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSun 5:20 PM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmSouth S
ParamariboSun 5:20 PM2575 km1600 miles1391 nmWest-southwest WSW

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