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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 09:36:00 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 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 50' North, Longitude: 136° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 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 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1004.02 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1004.16 mi
24 hours11° 33' 37.7"799.24 mieast4° 40' 39.7"321.40 misouth861.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:36 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 11:36 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownTue 1:36 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 11:36 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 11:36 PM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesTue 1:36 AM4029 km2504 miles2176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 2:36 AM4036 km2508 miles2179 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoTue 10:36 PM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoTue 1:36 AM4223 km2624 miles2280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Tue 11:36 PM4281 km2660 miles2312 nmWest-southwest WSW
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