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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 12:40:00 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: 85%

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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 144° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.0"978.47 miwest0° 09' 49.7"11.26 misouth978.23 mi
24 hours12° 53' 17.2"871.29 mieast3° 34' 59.8"246.35 misouth899.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 3:10 AM696 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 2:40 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 2:40 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 2:40 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 4:40 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 1:40 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:40 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:40 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:40 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 AM3743 km2326 miles2021 nmWest-northwest WNW

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