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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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 129° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.63 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 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' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.3"936.13 miwest0° 02' 07.3"2.44 misouth936.03 mi
24 hours14° 05' 50.1"915.51 mieast0° 13' 51.4"15.89 misouth914.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 6:24 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsMon 5:24 AM629 km391 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 4:24 AM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 9:24 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 4:24 AM3123 km1941 miles1686 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 4:24 AM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 3:24 AM4202 km2611 miles2269 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:24 AM4514 km2805 miles2438 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 3:24 AM4719 km2932 miles2548 nmWest W
SuvaTue 2:24 AM5432 km3375 miles2933 nmWest W
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