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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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 01:14:00 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: 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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 33' North, Longitude: 164° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.80 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.0"1003.86 miwest0° 11' 37.1"13.31 minorth1003.90 mi
24 hours11° 29' 14.4"794.30 mieast4° 31' 36.5"311.04 minorth851.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenTue 1:14 PM323 km201 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaTue 1:14 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast E
MajuroTue 1:14 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
PalikirTue 12:14 PM952 km592 miles514 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraTue 12:14 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 1:14 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 1:14 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth N
Baker IslandMon 1:14 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmEast E
Port VilaTue 12:14 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 11:14 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmWest-southwest WSW
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