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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 22:02:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 120° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.58 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.2"934.70 miwest0° 01' 06.1"1.26 misouth934.65 mi
24 hours14° 06' 33.2"915.02 mieast0° 10' 54.4"12.51 minorth915.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandTue 6:02 AM169 km105 miles91 nmWest W
PerthTue 6:02 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarTue 6:02 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 7:02 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 7:32 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsTue 7:32 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaTue 6:47 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalangTue 5:02 AM1588 km986 miles857 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaTue 5:02 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 6:02 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
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