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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 15:34:00 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: 64%

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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 46' South, Longitude: 160° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.60 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 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' 40.6"945.04 miwest0° 05' 00.9"5.75 misouth944.82 mi
24 hours13° 54' 00.6"910.48 mieast1° 26' 00.0"98.59 misouth911.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 5:34 AM284 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSun 4:34 AM993 km617 miles536 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 5:34 AM1164 km723 miles629 nmEast E
Apia *Mon 5:34 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 4:34 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaMon 4:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 3:34 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 5:34 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 3:34 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 3:34 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmNorthwest NW

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