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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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 159° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.0"961.41 miwest0° 06' 24.4"7.34 misouth961.71 mi
24 hours11° 28' 05.3"759.40 mieast2° 55' 46.7"201.43 misouth790.98 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 10:52 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 9:52 PM1110 km689 miles599 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 10:52 PM1644 km1021 miles887 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 8:52 PM1652 km1026 miles892 nmWest W
YarenFri 10:52 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 10:52 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 11:52 PM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoFri 7:52 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 9:52 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 7:52 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmWest-southwest WSW

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