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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 16:46:00 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: 96%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' South, Longitude: 131° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.47 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"1000.83 miwest0° 11' 37.4"13.31 misouth1000.80 mi
24 hours11° 58' 54.0"826.53 mieast4° 32' 12.8"311.76 misouth880.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonThu 1:46 AM349 km217 miles188 nmWest W
ManokwariThu 1:46 AM484 km301 miles262 nmNortheast NE
SofifiThu 1:46 AM688 km427 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
TernateThu 1:46 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauThu 1:46 AM709 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
DiliThu 1:46 AM791 km491 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
SameThu 1:46 AM816 km507 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiThu 1:46 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 2:16 AM912 km566 miles492 nmSouth S
ManadoThu 12:46 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
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