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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 09:52:00 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: 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 174° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.65 meters/second, 1546.7 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 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' 11.5"960.86 miwest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 misouth961.16 mi
24 hours348° 31' 38.9"759.27 miwest2° 53' 54.0"199.28 misouth790.29 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 9:52 PM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 9:52 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:52 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 9:52 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 8:52 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 9:52 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 9:52 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 9:52 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 11:52 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 7:52 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmWest W

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