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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 23:48:00 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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 17' North, Longitude: 174° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.84 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 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 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.1"1003.94 miwest0° 11' 38.8"13.34 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours11° 29' 46.6"795.01 mieast4° 32' 36.5"312.19 minorth852.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM269 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiTue 12:48 PM682 km424 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 12:48 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiTue 11:48 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 11:48 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:48 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 11:48 AM1734 km1078 miles936 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmEast E
YarenTue 11:48 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
SuvaTue 11:48 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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