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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 38° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.04 meters/second, 1526.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"948.26 miWest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 miNorth948.09 mi
24 hours11° 33' 45.5"755.19 miEast1° 05' 40.4"75.29 miNorth756.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 7:30 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 5:30 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 8:30 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 8:30 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast E
ParamariboSun 5:30 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta DelgadaSun 7:30 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BridgetownSun 4:30 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulSun 8:30 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:30 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest W
CastriesSun 4:30 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmWest W

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