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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 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: 99%

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 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' North, Longitude: 15° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.53 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"994.25 miwest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 misouth994.54 mi
24 hours11° 21' 10.6"776.99 mieast4° 21' 32.4"299.53 misouth836.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouSun 11:20 PM25 km16 miles14 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumSun 11:20 PM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth S
SarhSun 11:20 PM277 km172 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgaoundéréSun 11:20 PM290 km180 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarouaSun 11:20 PM304 km189 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
MarouaSun 11:20 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorthwest NW
Kaga-BandoroSun 11:20 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaSun 11:20 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerbératiSun 11:20 PM453 km281 miles245 nmSouth S
BertouaSun 11:20 PM490 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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