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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 171° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.69 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.6"960.95 miwest0° 06' 20.2"7.26 misouth961.25 mi
24 hours348° 31' 41.7"759.29 miwest2° 54' 12.8"199.64 misouth790.40 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 10:02 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 10:02 PM1082 km673 miles584 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 11:02 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 10:02 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 9:02 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 10:02 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 10:02 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 10:02 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 8:02 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 9:02 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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