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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 20:50:00 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: 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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' North, Longitude: 131° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.0"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 minorth1004.10 mi
24 hours11° 30' 58.3"796.53 mieast4° 34' 32.0"314.39 minorth855.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 10:50 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 12:50 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 10:50 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:50 AM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloMon 1:50 PM3807 km2366 miles2056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 3:50 PM3868 km2403 miles2088 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:50 PM3933 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 10:50 AM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityMon 2:50 PM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 1:50 PM4142 km2574 miles2237 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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