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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 14:34:00 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: 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 132° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.61 meters/second, 1507.0 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' 54.1"936.09 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 misouth935.99 mi
24 hours14° 05' 52.1"915.51 mieast0° 13' 19.0"15.27 misouth914.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 5:34 AM437 km271 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 6:34 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 4:34 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 9:34 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 4:34 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 4:34 AM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 3:34 AM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:34 AM4264 km2649 miles2302 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 3:34 AM4358 km2708 miles2353 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 3:34 AM4471 km2778 miles2414 nmWest W
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