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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 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 162° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.84 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.8"999.46 miwest0° 10' 57.2"12.54 minorth999.37 mi
24 hours11° 24' 01.2"784.52 mieast4° 10' 10.5"286.54 minorth831.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:48 PM749 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 11:48 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 1:48 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 12:48 PM1921 km1194 miles1038 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 1:48 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:48 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:48 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:48 PM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 11:48 AM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmWest W
MidwayTue 12:48 PM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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