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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 08:26:00 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 08:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 04' North, Longitude: 119° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.83 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"1003.91 miwest0° 11' 34.0"13.25 misouth1004.06 mi
24 hours11° 32' 56.8"798.35 mieast4° 40' 29.5"321.20 misouth860.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico CityTue 2:26 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 1:26 AM3118 km1937 miles1683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownTue 12:26 AM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:26 AM3327 km2067 miles1797 nmEast E
Easter Island *Tue 3:26 AM3400 km2112 miles1836 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuatemalaTue 2:26 AM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 12:26 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmNorth N
PhoenixTue 1:26 AM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 2:26 AM3559 km2211 miles1922 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanTue 2:26 AM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmEast-northeast ENE
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