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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 Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 03:56:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' North, Longitude: 53° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.9"1003.34 miwest0° 11' 28.5"13.14 misouth1003.51 mi
24 hours11° 30' 30.0"795.01 mieast4° 39' 31.5"320.09 misouth857.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:56 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth N
CayenneTue 12:56 AM288 km179 miles156 nmNortheast NE
ParamariboTue 12:56 AM345 km215 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:56 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamMon 11:56 PM537 km333 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
LindenMon 11:56 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémTue 12:56 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth S
GeorgetownMon 11:56 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
BelémTue 12:56 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSoutheast SE
ManausMon 11:56 PM947 km589 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
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