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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 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: 68%

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 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 14° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"940.17 miwest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 misouth940.20 mi
24 hours11° 39' 50.5"755.65 mieast0° 43' 15.7"49.60 misouth759.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouTue 8:30 PM220 km137 miles119 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottTue 8:30 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakhlaTue 8:30 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TidjikjaTue 8:30 PM432 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-LouisTue 8:30 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape BojadorTue 8:30 PM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth N
ToubaTue 8:30 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth S
ThièsTue 8:30 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarTue 8:30 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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