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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 02:54:00 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 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 53' North, Longitude: 140° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.1"1003.73 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 minorth1003.76 mi
24 hours11° 28' 38.8"793.48 mieast4° 30' 23.1"309.64 minorth850.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:54 AM488 km303 miles264 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:54 AM797 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokTue 11:54 AM916 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaTue 12:54 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 12:54 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoTue 10:54 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmWest W
DavaoTue 10:54 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosTue 10:54 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinTue 12:24 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloTue 10:54 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest W
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