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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 22:38:00 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 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 12' North, Longitude: 0° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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' 34.0"982.11 miwest0° 09' 04.5"10.40 misouth982.44 mi
24 hours11° 20' 57.2"767.36 mieast3° 54' 13.3"268.30 misouth817.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fada N'gourmaSat 10:38 PM16 km10 miles9 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSat 10:38 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest W
MangoSat 10:38 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth S
DoriSat 10:38 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNorth N
NatitingouSat 11:38 PM242 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySat 11:38 PM245 km152 miles133 nmNortheast NE
KoudougouSat 10:38 PM289 km179 miles156 nmWest W
KaraSat 10:38 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KandiSat 11:38 PM312 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
DjougouSat 11:38 PM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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