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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 08:42:00 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: 81%

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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' North, Longitude: 179° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.28 meters/second, 1527.4 km/hour, 949.1 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"948.80 miwest0° 04' 06.8"4.72 misouth949.01 mi
24 hours348° 25' 14.1"756.95 miwest2° 03' 23.9"141.45 misouth774.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 9:42 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandThu 8:42 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest W
MajuroThu 8:42 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 8:42 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 8:42 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 10:42 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmEast E
YarenThu 8:42 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 7:42 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 8:42 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 10:42 PM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmSoutheast SE
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