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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 10:30:00 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: 56%

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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 118° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.01 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.7"943.70 miwest0° 02' 30.6"2.88 minorth943.58 mi
24 hours11° 36' 57.3"755.16 mieast0° 34' 20.5"39.37 minorth754.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungMon 6:30 PM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShantouMon 6:30 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baguio CityMon 6:30 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
XiamenMon 6:30 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth N
TaichungMon 6:30 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonMon 6:30 PM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
Hong KongMon 6:30 PM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenMon 6:30 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
Tarlac CityMon 6:30 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MabalacatMon 6:30 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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