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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 21:46:00 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: 95%

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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 58° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.75 meters/second, 1608.3 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.5"999.23 miwest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 misouth999.16 mi
24 hours12° 04' 10.0"831.43 mieast4° 28' 25.7"307.44 misouth882.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 1:46 AM370 km230 miles200 nmWest W
Diego GarciaThu 3:46 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast E
Port LouisThu 1:46 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouth S
MogadishuThu 12:46 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 1:46 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouth S
MoroniThu 12:46 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 2:46 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoThu 12:46 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamThu 12:46 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
NairobiThu 12:46 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmWest W
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