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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 20:40:00 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: 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 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 29° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.01 meters/second, 1515.6 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' 57.8"941.46 miwest0° 01' 33.5"1.79 minorth941.38 mi
24 hours11° 38' 36.8"755.25 mieast0° 11' 14.4"12.89 minorth754.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:40 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 7:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 8:40 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:40 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:40 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:40 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 8:40 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta DelgadaMon 7:40 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N
ConakryMon 8:40 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownMon 8:40 PM2147 km1334 miles1160 nmSoutheast SE
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