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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 10:52:00 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: 82%

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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 148° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 57.8"949.68 miwest0° 04' 18.7"4.94 misouth949.89 mi
24 hours11° 34' 15.5"757.08 mieast2° 07' 57.9"146.68 misouth775.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 8:52 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 8:52 PM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 9:52 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokThu 7:52 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 10:52 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmEast E
YokohamaThu 7:52 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 7:52 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 7:52 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaThu 7:52 PM2144 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoThu 7:52 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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