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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 08:52:00 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: 73%

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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 165° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.13 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.70 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.74 miwest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 misouth941.83 mi
24 hours11° 38' 57.4"755.95 mieast1° 11' 15.5"81.70 misouth763.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 8:52 PM160 km100 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 8:52 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 7:52 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 9:52 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 8:52 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 8:52 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 6:52 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 8:52 PM2962 km1841 miles1599 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoWed 5:52 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraWed 7:52 PM3344 km2078 miles1805 nmSouth S

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