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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 09:40:00 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: 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 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 130° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.11 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"943.92 miwest0° 02' 35.2"2.97 minorth943.80 mi
24 hours11° 36' 47.4"755.15 mieast0° 36' 13.5"41.53 minorth754.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiMon 5:40 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonMon 5:40 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 5:40 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmWest-southwest WSW
KagoshimaMon 6:40 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N
FoochowMon 5:40 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-northwest WNW
XiamenMon 5:40 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoMon 6:40 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth N
MelekeokMon 6:40 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShantouMon 5:40 PM1494 km929 miles807 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaMon 6:40 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth N

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