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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 Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 14:34:00 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: 75%

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 Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 159° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.50 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.5"960.49 miwest0° 07' 43.0"8.85 misouth960.22 mi
24 hours13° 27' 46.5"894.95 mieast2° 36' 36.1"179.49 misouth906.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 4:34 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 4:34 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmEast E
AlofiSat 3:34 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 4:34 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:34 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 3:34 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 4:34 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 2:34 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 2:34 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 2:34 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
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