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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 23:02:00 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: 78%

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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 40° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.73 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.9"945.34 miwest0° 03' 13.3"3.69 misouth945.50 mi
24 hours11° 36' 47.9"756.45 mieast1° 42' 38.0"117.65 misouth769.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaWed 10:02 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneWed 8:02 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 7:02 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboWed 8:02 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceWed 7:02 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmWest W
RoseauWed 7:02 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmWest W
CastriesWed 7:02 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 7:02 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 7:02 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest W
KingstownWed 7:02 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmWest-southwest WSW
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