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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 20:40:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 40' North, Longitude: 128° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.39 minorth1004.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 02.5"796.61 mieast4° 34' 38.2"314.50 minorth855.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:40 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:40 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:40 AM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmWest W
HermosilloMon 1:40 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 3:40 PM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mexico CityMon 2:40 PM3846 km2390 miles2076 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:40 PM3857 km2396 miles2082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 10:40 AM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmNorthwest NW
PhoenixMon 1:40 PM4029 km2504 miles2176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 10:40 AM4147 km2577 miles2239 nmSouthwest SW
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