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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 19:34:00 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: 62%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 141° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.4"943.03 miwest0° 04' 32.0"5.20 misouth942.83 mi
24 hours13° 57' 03.2"912.05 mieast1° 13' 44.1"84.53 misouth912.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonMon 5:34 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsMon 5:34 AM484 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekMon 5:04 AM802 km498 miles433 nmWest W
Alice SpringsMon 5:04 AM968 km601 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 5:34 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinMon 5:04 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 5:34 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Mon 6:04 AM1784 km1109 miles964 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 4:34 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth N
Sydney *Mon 6:34 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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