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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 13:46:00 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: 99%

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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 02' North, Longitude: 163° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.6"1004.29 miwest0° 11' 39.0"13.34 misouth1004.40 mi
24 hours11° 36' 13.1"802.50 mieast4° 40' 59.6"321.78 misouth864.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 1:46 AM448 km279 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 12:46 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 1:46 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmEast E
MajuroWed 1:46 AM1116 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraWed 12:46 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 1:46 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 1:46 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 11:46 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaWed 12:46 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 1:46 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmEast E

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