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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 20:52:00 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: 84%

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 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 2° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.2"954.16 miwest0° 05' 12.5"5.97 misouth954.41 mi
24 hours11° 31' 46.1"757.84 mieast2° 28' 32.7"170.25 misouth781.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 9:52 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast E
NiameyThu 9:52 PM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
AgadezThu 9:52 PM546 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
DoriThu 8:52 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoThu 9:52 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiThu 9:52 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaThu 8:52 PM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaThu 8:52 PM771 km479 miles416 nmSouthwest SW
KandiThu 9:52 PM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth S
ZinderThu 9:52 PM803 km499 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
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