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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 19:44:00 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: 11%

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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' South, Longitude: 151° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.97 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.2"975.07 miwest0° 09' 40.9"11.09 minorth975.44 mi
24 hours12° 36' 26.0"849.91 mieast4° 09' 35.0"285.91 minorth902.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM559 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 9:44 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 9:44 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 8:44 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 8:44 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 9:44 AM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 8:44 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 7:44 AM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 7:44 AM3208 km1994 miles1732 nmWest W

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