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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 150° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"949.61 miwest0° 04' 17.8"4.93 misouth949.82 mi
24 hours11° 34' 17.7"757.07 mieast2° 07' 36.9"146.27 misouth775.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 8:42 PM662 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 8:42 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 9:42 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 10:42 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmEast E
YokohamaThu 7:42 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 7:42 PM2140 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokThu 7:42 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouthwest SW
NagoyaThu 7:42 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaThu 7:42 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoThu 7:42 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorthwest NW

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