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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 11:02:00 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: 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 145° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.70 meters/second, 1528.9 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' 58.0"949.75 miwest0° 04' 19.7"4.96 misouth949.96 mi
24 hours11° 34' 13.0"757.09 mieast2° 08' 18.9"147.08 misouth775.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 9:02 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 9:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth S
MelekeokThu 8:02 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 10:02 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
HamamatsuThu 8:02 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaThu 8:02 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YokohamaThu 8:02 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiThu 8:02 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaThu 8:02 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoThu 8:02 PM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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