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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 05:02:00 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: 72%

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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 138° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.69 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"941.09 miwest0° 01' 31.3"1.74 misouth941.17 mi
24 hours11° 39' 20.3"755.85 mieast1° 02' 37.7"71.80 misouth761.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:02 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmWest W
San FranciscoTue 9:02 PM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 9:02 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 9:02 PM2529 km1571 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoTue 9:02 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaTue 9:02 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoTue 9:02 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 7:02 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasTue 9:02 PM2890 km1796 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 10:02 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmEast-northeast ENE
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