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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 19:42:00 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: 5%

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 19:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 138° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.71 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.3"990.20 miwest0° 11' 03.2"12.66 minorth990.52 mi
24 hours12° 07' 53.0"829.29 mieast4° 34' 17.9"314.15 minorth890.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 10:12 AM92 km57 miles50 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 9:42 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 11:42 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 9:42 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 9:42 AM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 8:42 AM3553 km2208 miles1918 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 8:42 AM3577 km2223 miles1931 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 9:42 AM3651 km2269 miles1971 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:42 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 9:42 AM3935 km2445 miles2125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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