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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 2:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 151° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.75 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.76 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.3"945.37 miWest0° 05' 05.4"5.84 miSouth945.15 mi
24 hours13° 53' 29.6"910.21 miEast1° 27' 55.3"100.80 miSouth911.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 4:56 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 4:56 AM247 km154 miles133 nmNorth N
RarotongaSun 4:56 AM924 km574 miles499 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 3:56 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:56 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 6:56 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 4:56 AM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 3:56 AM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 3:56 AM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmWest W
SuvaMon 2:56 AM3189 km1982 miles1722 nmWest W

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