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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 02:24:00 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' North, Longitude: 147° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"1003.77 miwest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 28' 49.3"793.72 mieast4° 30' 45.6"310.07 minorth850.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:24 AM936 km582 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeTue 12:24 PM947 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 12:24 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 1:24 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaTue 12:24 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariTue 11:24 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
MelekeokTue 11:24 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:24 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsTue 12:24 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouth S
YarenTue 2:24 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmEast E

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