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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 09:46:00 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: 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' South, Longitude: 127° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 45.2"1002.59 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.40 misouth1002.59 mi
24 hours11° 52' 03.5"819.87 mieast4° 36' 21.5"316.49 misouth876.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 1:46 AM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 11:46 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 4:46 AM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 11:46 PM3400 km2112 miles1836 nmWest W
HermosilloWed 2:46 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 3:46 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaTue 11:46 PM4075 km2532 miles2200 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 AM4183 km2599 miles2259 nmEast E
Los AngelesWed 1:46 AM4192 km2605 miles2263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluTue 11:46 PM4284 km2662 miles2313 nmNorthwest NW

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