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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 20:20:00 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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 24° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"941.52 miwest0° 01' 35.3"1.82 minorth941.44 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.1"755.24 mieast0° 12' 00.0"13.76 minorth754.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:20 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaMon 7:20 PM436 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaMon 7:20 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth S
NouadhibouMon 8:20 PM748 km465 miles404 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:20 PM899 km559 miles485 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaMon 8:20 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 8:20 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 8:20 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsMon 8:20 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulMon 8:20 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmSoutheast SE

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