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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 18:30:00 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: 83%

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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' South, Longitude: 130° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.2"974.49 miwest0° 09' 25.2"10.79 misouth974.24 mi
24 hours13° 01' 16.5"877.05 mieast3° 23' 21.3"233.02 misouth901.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 4:00 AM82 km51 miles44 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KatherineSat 4:00 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
BaucauSat 3:30 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
SameSat 3:30 AM712 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiSat 3:30 AM725 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSat 3:30 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekSat 4:00 AM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KupangSat 2:30 AM836 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 4:00 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariSat 2:30 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorthwest NW
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