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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 10:02:00 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: 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 148° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.23 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.8 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' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.96 miwest0° 01' 59.8"2.29 misouth942.07 mi
24 hours11° 38' 49.3"755.99 mieast1° 13' 52.7"84.70 misouth763.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 8:02 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 8:02 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 9:02 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 10:02 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmEast E
YokohamaWed 7:02 PM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiWed 7:02 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaWed 7:02 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoWed 7:02 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaWed 7:02 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuWed 7:02 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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