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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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 17° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.28 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"942.07 miwest0° 01' 51.8"2.14 minorth941.98 mi
24 hours11° 38' 09.2"755.21 mieast0° 18' 36.5"21.34 minorth754.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïMon 6:26 PM151 km94 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
Faya-LargeauMon 6:26 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaMon 6:26 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroMon 6:26 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbéchéMon 6:26 PM777 km483 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoMon 6:26 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
NdjamenaMon 6:26 PM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 6:26 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliMon 6:26 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumMon 8:26 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-southeast ESE

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