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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 Friday, February 22, 2013 at 09:42:00 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: 88%

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 Friday, February 22, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 176° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.61 meters/second, 1546.6 km/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.3"960.77 miwest0° 06' 18.5"7.23 misouth961.07 mi
24 hours348° 31' 36.4"759.24 miwest2° 53' 35.2"198.92 misouth790.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 9:42 PM1092 km678 miles590 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 9:42 PM1237 km768 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:42 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 9:42 PM1765 km1096 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 9:42 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 9:42 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 8:42 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 11:42 PM2720 km1690 miles1468 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 9:42 PM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 10:42 PM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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