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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 21:04:00 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 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 45' North, Longitude: 134° 38' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.4"1004.03 miwest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 minorth1004.10 mi
24 hours11° 30' 52.4"796.41 mieast4° 34' 23.3"314.22 minorth854.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:04 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 11:04 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 1:04 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 11:04 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 11:04 AM3660 km2274 miles1976 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloMon 2:04 PM4018 km2496 miles2169 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 2:04 PM4063 km2525 miles2194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 4:04 PM4102 km2549 miles2215 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:04 AM4208 km2615 miles2272 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Mon 2:04 PM4286 km2663 miles2314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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