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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 17:26:00 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: 76%

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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 41° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.00 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.5"943.69 miwest0° 02' 41.8"3.09 misouth943.83 mi
24 hours11° 37' 46.9"756.23 mieast1° 30' 20.8"103.57 misouth766.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahWed 8:26 PM218 km135 miles118 nmNorthwest NW
Khamis MushaitWed 8:26 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahWed 8:26 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
Port SudanWed 8:26 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest W
MedinaWed 8:26 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenWed 8:26 PM548 km340 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraWed 8:26 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahWed 8:26 PM601 km373 miles324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaWed 8:26 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendeferaWed 8:26 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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