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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 Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 16:36:00 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: 41%

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 Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 147° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.03 meters/second, 1504.9 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.0"934.82 miwest0° 01' 24.7"1.62 minorth934.89 mi
24 hours14° 01' 18.7"909.52 mieast1° 10' 26.7"80.76 minorth916.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 6:36 AM386 km240 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 6:36 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 8:36 AM1850 km1149 miles999 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 5:36 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:36 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 6:36 AM2690 km1672 miles1452 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 5:36 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:36 AM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmWest W
SuvaWed 4:36 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Wed 6:21 AM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmSouthwest SW
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