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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 19:30:00 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: 59%

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 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 12° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.10 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"941.67 miwest0° 01' 40.0"1.91 minorth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.3"755.23 mieast0° 13' 54.1"15.94 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
TidjikjaMon 7:30 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottMon 7:30 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouMon 7:30 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
DakhlaMon 7:30 PM545 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
RossoMon 7:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 7:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
Cape BojadorMon 7:30 PM688 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SmaraMon 7:30 PM712 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
ToubaMon 7:30 PM725 km451 miles392 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 7:30 PM744 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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