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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 20:40:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 40° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 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' 13.3"948.20 miwest0° 03' 46.3"4.33 minorth948.03 mi
24 hours11° 33' 48.1"755.18 mieast1° 05' 18.4"74.87 minorth756.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 7:40 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 5:40 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 4:40 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 5:40 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:40 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmWest W
CastriesSun 4:40 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 4:40 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:40 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:40 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest W
KingstownSun 4:40 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
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