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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 16:40:00 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: 58%

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 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 29° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.35 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"942.23 miwest0° 01' 56.1"2.22 minorth942.13 mi
24 hours11° 38' 02.0"755.20 mieast0° 20' 21.3"23.34 minorth754.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanMon 6:40 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNortheast NE
Kharga OasisMon 6:40 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumMon 7:40 PM632 km393 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
LuxorMon 6:40 PM708 km440 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidMon 7:40 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth S
Al-FashirMon 7:40 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaMon 5:40 PM855 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port SudanMon 7:40 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast E
KostiMon 7:40 PM873 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaMon 6:40 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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