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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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 02:18:00 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: 88%

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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' South, Longitude: 5° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.49 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.8"985.15 miwest0° 10' 27.4"11.98 misouth984.95 mi
24 hours12° 39' 12.9"860.71 mieast3° 53' 23.5"267.39 misouth895.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaFri 3:18 AM906 km563 miles489 nmEast E
CabindaFri 3:18 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireFri 3:18 AM973 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 2:18 AM1209 km751 miles653 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 3:18 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 3:18 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 3:18 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownFri 2:18 AM1322 km821 miles714 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalaboFri 3:18 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéFri 3:18 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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