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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 Wednesday, March 6, 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: 30%

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 Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 133° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.37 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.1"942.32 miwest0° 04' 32.6"5.21 minorth942.55 mi
24 hours13° 41' 37.6"894.80 mieast2° 21' 40.1"162.39 minorth915.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsWed 7:36 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 8:36 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 6:36 AM1721 km1070 miles929 nmWest W
Easter Island *Wed 11:36 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaWed 6:36 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 6:36 AM3505 km2178 miles1893 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 5:36 AM3839 km2385 miles2073 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 6:36 AM4134 km2569 miles2232 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 5:36 AM4217 km2621 miles2277 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 5:36 AM4367 km2713 miles2358 nmWest W

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