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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 05:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 144° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.87 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.5 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"941.15 miwest0° 01' 33.5"1.79 misouth941.23 mi
24 hours11° 39' 18.2"755.86 mieast1° 03' 31.8"72.84 misouth761.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:26 PM1381 km858 miles745 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 7:26 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 9:26 PM2881 km1790 miles1555 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 9:26 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 9:26 PM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 6:26 PM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixTue 10:26 PM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 10:26 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleTue 9:26 PM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverTue 9:26 PM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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