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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 19:50:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 128° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.3"1000.52 miwest0° 11' 43.1"13.42 minorth1000.73 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.5"811.39 mieast4° 42' 23.0"323.37 minorth874.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:50 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 9:50 AM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 2:50 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 9:50 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 9:50 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSun 12:50 PM4131 km2567 miles2231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CitySun 1:50 PM4143 km2574 miles2237 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 9:50 AM4269 km2653 miles2305 nmNorthwest NW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:50 PM4340 km2697 miles2343 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Sun 12:50 PM4369 km2715 miles2359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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