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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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 119° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.3"942.38 miwest0° 02' 11.2"2.51 misouth942.49 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.3"756.05 mieast1° 18' 21.1"89.82 misouth764.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KaohsiungWed 8:02 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CityWed 8:02 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaichungWed 8:02 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShantouWed 8:02 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenWed 8:02 PM498 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityWed 8:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HsinchuWed 8:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MabalacatWed 8:02 PM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth S
Taoyuan CityWed 8:02 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AngelesWed 8:02 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth S
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