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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 Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:20:00 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: 94%

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 Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 178° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.4"974.97 miwest0° 08' 13.9"9.43 misouth975.31 mi
24 hours348° 37' 18.0"763.84 miwest3° 36' 12.0"247.69 misouth808.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 10:20 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 10:20 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaSat 10:20 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 10:20 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayFri 11:20 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenSat 10:20 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 9:20 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 10:20 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 12:20 AM2589 km1608 miles1398 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:20 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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