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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 10:40:00 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: 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 116° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.99 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"943.65 miwest0° 02' 29.5"2.86 minorth943.53 mi
24 hours11° 36' 59.2"755.16 mieast0° 33' 57.9"38.94 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
KowloonMon 6:40 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongMon 6:40 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
ShenzhenMon 6:40 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
MacauMon 6:40 PM363 km225 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouMon 6:40 PM375 km233 miles202 nmNorth N
GuangzhouMon 6:40 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanMon 6:40 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenMon 6:40 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KaohsiungMon 6:40 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
HaikouMon 6:40 PM607 km377 miles328 nmWest W
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