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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 Saturday, March 9, 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: 6%

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 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 14' South, Longitude: 104° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.0"988.88 miwest0° 10' 57.0"12.54 minorth989.21 mi
24 hours12° 10' 26.9"831.21 mieast4° 32' 36.9"312.23 minorth892.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 12:20 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaSat 12:20 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:20 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 11:20 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 11:20 AM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 11:20 AM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:20 AM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 11:20 AM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySat 11:20 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth N
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