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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 03:14:00 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 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' South, Longitude: 124° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.4"1002.36 miwest0° 11' 47.0"13.49 minorth1002.54 mi
24 hours11° 40' 27.6"806.59 mieast4° 41' 41.3"322.57 minorth869.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KendariMon 11:14 AM228 km141 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloMon 11:14 AM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbonMon 12:14 PM458 km284 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoMon 11:14 AM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
PaluMon 11:14 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateMon 12:14 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
SofifiMon 12:14 PM540 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
MamujuMon 11:14 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
MakassarMon 11:14 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliMon 12:14 PM660 km410 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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