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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 11:02:00 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: 74%

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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 134° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.2"942.17 miwest0° 02' 05.5"2.40 misouth942.27 mi
24 hours11° 38' 42.0"756.02 mieast1° 16' 07.0"87.26 misouth764.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaWed 8:02 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HagåtñaWed 9:02 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
TaipeiWed 7:02 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokWed 8:02 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth S
KumamotoWed 8:02 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonWed 7:02 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 7:02 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaWed 8:02 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuWed 8:02 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeWed 8:02 PM1607 km998 miles867 nmNorth N

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