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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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 01:50:00 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 is probably impossible 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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 02' South, Longitude: 144° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.6"1002.07 miwest0° 11' 46.5"13.48 minorth1002.25 mi
24 hours11° 41' 23.8"807.48 mieast4° 41' 55.6"322.85 minorth870.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenMon 11:50 AM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 10:50 AM423 km263 miles228 nmWest W
LaeMon 11:50 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 11:50 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 10:50 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 11:50 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth S
MelekeokMon 10:50 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaMon 11:50 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmNorth N
DarwinMon 11:20 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraMon 12:50 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-southeast ESE
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