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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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 08:30:00 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: 64%

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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 159° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.41 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.9"940.11 miwest0° 00' 26.3"0.50 minorth940.09 mi
24 hours11° 39' 42.7"755.42 mieast0° 15' 49.7"18.15 misouth756.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 8:30 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast E
PalikirTue 7:30 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 6:30 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 8:30 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 8:30 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 9:30 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmEast-northeast ENE
YokohamaTue 5:30 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 5:30 PM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaTue 8:30 PM2595 km1613 miles1401 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 5:30 PM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmWest-southwest WSW

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