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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 21:52:00 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: 85%

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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 11° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.88 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.8"954.64 miwest0° 05' 17.6"6.07 misouth954.90 mi
24 hours11° 31' 30.5"757.93 mieast2° 30' 33.3"172.55 misouth782.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 9:52 PM53 km33 miles28 nmNorth N
NouakchottThu 9:52 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest W
RossoThu 9:52 PM487 km303 miles263 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaThu 9:52 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-LouisThu 9:52 PM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaThu 9:52 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouThu 9:52 PM659 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
FarafenniThu 9:52 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsThu 9:52 PM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
GabúThu 9:52 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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