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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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 01:20:00 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: 4%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 45' South, Longitude: 139° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.02 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.7"993.14 miwest0° 11' 16.3"12.91 minorth993.45 mi
24 hours12° 02' 02.6"824.82 mieast4° 37' 39.4"317.98 minorth887.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSun 11:20 AM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 10:20 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
LaeSun 11:20 AM813 km505 miles439 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 11:20 AM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSun 10:20 AM986 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSun 10:50 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSun 11:20 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSun 10:20 AM1559 km968 miles842 nmWest W
MelekeokSun 10:20 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSun 10:50 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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