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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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 14:44:00 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: 65%

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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 148° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.80 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.9"945.48 miwest0° 05' 06.9"5.86 misouth945.26 mi
24 hours13° 53' 19.6"910.12 mieast1° 28' 31.8"101.49 misouth911.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 4:44 AM173 km107 miles93 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 4:44 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 6:44 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 3:44 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 4:44 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Mon 4:44 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 3:44 AM2663 km1654 miles1438 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 3:44 AM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmWest W
SuvaMon 2:44 AM3493 km2170 miles1886 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 2:44 AM3666 km2278 miles1979 nmWest-northwest WNW

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