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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 22:20:00 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: 96%

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 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 4° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"981.94 miwest0° 09' 03.3"10.37 misouth982.27 mi
24 hours11° 20' 59.1"767.26 mieast3° 53' 48.6"267.83 misouth817.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoSat 11:20 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNortheast NE
KandiSat 11:20 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaradiSat 11:20 PM300 km187 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
NiameySat 11:20 PM309 km192 miles167 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZariaSat 11:20 PM358 km223 miles193 nmEast-southeast ESE
KadunaSat 11:20 PM360 km223 miles194 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParakouSat 11:20 PM390 km242 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
NatitingouSat 11:20 PM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoSat 11:20 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
DjougouSat 11:20 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
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