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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 10:02:00 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: 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' North, Longitude: 160° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.52 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"949.34 miwest0° 04' 14.2"4.86 misouth949.55 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.1"757.03 mieast2° 06' 12.7"144.67 misouth775.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 10:02 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast E
PalikirThu 9:02 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 8:02 PM1766 km1098 miles954 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:02 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 10:02 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 10:02 PM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 11:02 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoThu 7:02 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 7:02 PM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 9:02 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmSouth S
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