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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 Monday, February 18, 2013 at 02:20:00 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: 52%

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 Monday, February 18, 2013 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' North, Longitude: 122° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.11 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"946.16 miwest0° 03' 15.5"3.74 minorth946.01 mi
24 hours11° 35' 12.2"755.15 mieast0° 52' 42.2"60.43 minorth755.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSun 6:20 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoSun 6:20 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 7:20 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
MexicaliSun 6:20 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesSun 6:20 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanSun 7:20 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 7:20 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA)Sun 6:20 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth N
Las VegasSun 6:20 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoSun 6:20 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth N
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