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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 22:40:00 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: 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 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 69° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.68 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.7 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' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.8"947.45 miwest0° 03' 35.5"4.12 minorth947.29 mi
24 hours11° 34' 18.7"755.17 mieast1° 00' 52.4"69.79 minorth756.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Concepción de La VegaSun 6:40 PM96 km60 miles52 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo DomingoSun 6:40 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de los CaballerosSun 6:40 PM113 km70 miles61 nmWest W
Puerto PlataSun 6:40 PM120 km74 miles65 nmWest-northwest WNW
La RomanaSun 6:40 PM127 km79 miles69 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta CanaSun 6:40 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSoutheast SE
San Juan de la MaguanaSun 6:40 PM180 km112 miles97 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cap-HaïtienSun 5:40 PM272 km169 miles147 nmWest W
Cockburn TownSun 5:40 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
MayagüezSun 6:40 PM294 km182 miles159 nmEast-southeast ESE
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