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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 15:36:00 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: 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' North, Longitude: 136° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.4"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 misouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.0"803.98 mieast4° 41' 00.0"321.79 misouth865.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariWed 12:36 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 12:36 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 12:36 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SofifiWed 12:36 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest W
TernateWed 12:36 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
ManadoTue 11:36 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmWest W
General SantosTue 11:36 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 11:36 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloTue 11:36 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmWest W
DarwinWed 1:06 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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