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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 21:36:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 130° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.14 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.5"1000.12 miwest0° 11' 02.3"12.64 minorth1000.05 mi
24 hours11° 24' 16.6"785.36 mieast4° 12' 42.4"289.43 minorth833.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:36 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:36 AM3266 km2030 miles1764 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 2:36 PM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 1:36 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 11:36 AM3402 km2114 miles1837 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Tue 2:36 PM3427 km2130 miles1851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 2:36 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Tue 2:36 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Tue 2:36 PM3762 km2337 miles2031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 3:36 PM3771 km2343 miles2036 nmEast-northeast ENE

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