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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 20:00:00 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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 10' South, Longitude: 130° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.8"1000.57 miwest0° 11' 43.2"13.42 minorth1000.78 mi
24 hours11° 45' 34.8"811.28 mieast4° 42' 23.0"323.37 minorth874.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:00 Noon2314 km1438 miles1249 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 10:00 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:00 AM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Sun 3:00 PM3419 km2124 miles1846 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 10:00 AM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 10:00 AM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloSun 1:00 PM4251 km2642 miles2295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CitySun 2:00 PM4349 km2702 miles2348 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:00 PM4435 km2756 miles2394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 9:00 AM4546 km2825 miles2454 nmWest-southwest WSW

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