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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 08:20:00 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: 55%

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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 150° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.27 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.1"944.30 miwest0° 02' 42.6"3.11 minorth944.17 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.4"755.15 mieast0° 39' 14.1"44.98 minorth754.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 6:20 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaMon 6:20 PM906 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 7:20 PM1686 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandMon 8:20 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast E
YokohamaMon 5:20 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 5:20 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 5:20 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 5:20 PM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmSouthwest SW
OsakaMon 5:20 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoMon 5:20 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorthwest NW

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