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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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 04:48:00 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: 97%

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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 15' North, Longitude: 89° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.64 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.3"985.54 miwest0° 09' 27.7"10.84 misouth985.87 mi
24 hours11° 20' 30.1"769.49 mieast4° 02' 18.9"277.56 misouth822.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorSat 10:48 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
San MiguelSat 10:48 PM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaSat 10:48 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 10:48 PM345 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSat 10:48 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
EscuintlaSat 10:48 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaSat 10:48 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 10:48 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaSat 10:48 PM411 km256 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaSat 10:48 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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