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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 20:34:00 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: 51%

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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 141° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.08 meters/second, 1505.1 km/hour, 935.2 miles/hour or 812.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 47.5"934.91 miwest0° 01' 18.0"1.49 misouth934.85 mi
24 hours14° 06' 32.9"915.20 mieast0° 06' 08.7"7.05 minorth915.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaTue 6:34 AM197 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsTue 6:34 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekTue 6:04 AM752 km467 miles406 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 6:04 AM856 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 6:34 AM1358 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 6:04 AM1419 km881 miles766 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneTue 6:34 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Tue 7:04 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmSouth S
EuclaTue 5:19 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSouthwest SW
Sydney *Tue 7:34 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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