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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 03:30:00 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: 53%

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 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' North, Longitude: 139° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.93 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 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' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.4"945.78 miwest0° 03' 09.1"3.62 minorth945.63 mi
24 hours11° 35' 28.4"755.14 mieast0° 50' 05.6"57.43 minorth755.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 5:30 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmWest W
San FranciscoSun 7:30 PM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 7:30 PM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 7:30 PM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 5:30 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasSun 7:30 PM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 8:30 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 8:30 PM3142 km1953 miles1697 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSun 7:30 PM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CitySun 8:30 PM3536 km2197 miles1910 nmNortheast NE
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