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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 22:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' North, Longitude: 26° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.10 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"955.13 miwest0° 05' 23.0"6.17 misouth955.39 mi
24 hours11° 31' 14.7"758.02 mieast2° 32' 33.5"174.84 misouth782.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloThu 9:52 PM166 km103 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaThu 9:52 PM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaThu 9:52 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
DakarThu 10:52 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouadhibouThu 10:52 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottThu 10:52 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmEast E
BanjulThu 10:52 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauThu 10:52 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryThu 10:52 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnThu 10:52 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNortheast NE
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