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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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 13:56:00 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: 54%

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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 123° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"936.25 miwest0° 02' 11.1"2.51 misouth936.14 mi
24 hours14° 05' 44.2"915.50 mieast0° 15' 22.1"17.62 misouth914.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 5:56 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 8:56 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 3:56 AM2807 km1744 miles1515 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 3:56 AM3820 km2374 miles2063 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:56 AM4217 km2620 miles2277 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 3:56 AM4464 km2774 miles2410 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiMon 2:56 AM4902 km3046 miles2647 nmWest W
LimaMon 8:56 AM4988 km3099 miles2693 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 7:56 AM5095 km3166 miles2751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Tue 3:56 AM5218 km3242 miles2817 nmWest W
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