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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 22:30:00 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: 51%

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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 67° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.71 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.9"947.51 miwest0° 03' 36.4"4.14 minorth947.35 mi
24 hours11° 34' 16.1"755.17 mieast1° 01' 14.6"70.21 minorth756.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MayagüezSun 6:30 PM131 km81 miles71 nmSouth S
Punta CanaSun 6:30 PM153 km95 miles83 nmSouthwest SW
San JuanSun 6:30 PM154 km95 miles83 nmSoutheast SE
PonceSun 6:30 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaguasSun 6:30 PM178 km110 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
La RomanaSun 6:30 PM213 km133 miles115 nmWest-southwest WSW
Charlotte AmalieSun 6:30 PM266 km165 miles144 nmEast-southeast ESE
Road TownSun 6:30 PM293 km182 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo DomingoSun 6:30 PM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChristianstedSun 6:30 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
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