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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 Friday, March 8, 2013 at 17:20:00 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: 12%

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 Friday, March 8, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' South, Longitude: 117° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.22 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 43.0"973.40 miwest0° 09' 30.3"10.89 minorth973.78 mi
24 hours12° 39' 32.7"852.08 mieast4° 06' 10.0"282.00 minorth903.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 12:20 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 9:20 AM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM3325 km2066 miles1796 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 7:20 AM3515 km2184 miles1898 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 11:20 AM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 11:20 AM4255 km2644 miles2298 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 11:20 AM4288 km2665 miles2315 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:20 PM4346 km2700 miles2347 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 11:20 AM4417 km2745 miles2385 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:20 AM4462 km2772 miles2409 nmNortheast NE
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