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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 20:30:00 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: 60%

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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 26° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.02 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"941.49 miwest0° 01' 34.4"1.81 minorth941.41 mi
24 hours11° 38' 35.5"755.25 mieast0° 11' 37.1"13.32 minorth754.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:30 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaMon 7:30 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 7:30 PM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouMon 8:30 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:30 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast E
DakarMon 8:30 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulMon 8:30 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmSoutheast SE
BissauMon 8:30 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnMon 8:30 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:30 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
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