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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 08:46:00 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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 00' North, Longitude: 124° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.85 meters/second, 1615.9 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' 22.2"1003.95 miwest0° 11' 34.4"13.25 misouth1004.09 mi
24 hours11° 33' 08.4"798.60 mieast4° 40' 32.6"321.26 misouth861.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:46 AM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloTue 1:46 AM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 2:46 AM3340 km2076 miles1804 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 10:46 PM3524 km2190 miles1903 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 3:46 AM3591 km2231 miles1939 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesTue 12:46 AM3601 km2238 miles1945 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 10:46 PM3688 km2291 miles1991 nmWest W
PhoenixTue 1:46 AM3703 km2301 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:46 AM3863 km2400 miles2086 nmEast E
Las VegasTue 12:46 AM3892 km2419 miles2102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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