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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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 09:28:00 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: 97%

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 Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 122° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"1002.65 miwest0° 11' 42.5"13.41 misouth1002.65 mi
24 hours11° 51' 46.8"819.59 mieast4° 36' 30.4"316.66 misouth876.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 1:28 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 4:28 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteTue 11:28 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityWed 3:28 AM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:28 AM3699 km2299 miles1997 nmEast E
HermosilloWed 2:28 AM3747 km2328 miles2023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 11:28 PM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmWest W
GuatemalaWed 3:28 AM4046 km2514 miles2185 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 1:28 AM4108 km2553 miles2218 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 3:28 AM4135 km2569 miles2233 nmEast-northeast ENE

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