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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 23:58:00 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 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' North, Longitude: 165° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.9"999.40 miwest0° 10' 56.8"12.54 minorth999.32 mi
24 hours11° 24' 00.1"784.46 mieast4° 09' 58.7"286.31 minorth831.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:58 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandTue 11:58 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 12:58 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 1:58 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Wed 1:58 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:58 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:58 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest W
MajuroWed 11:58 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmWest W
MidwayTue 12:58 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiTue 12:58 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmSouth S

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