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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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 00:34:00 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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 173° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.2"999.21 miwest0° 10' 55.3"12.51 minorth999.12 mi
24 hours11° 23' 56.5"784.23 mieast4° 09' 16.3"285.51 minorth831.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 12:34 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:34 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 12:34 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:34 PM1721 km1070 miles929 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 12:34 PM1771 km1101 miles956 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 2:34 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 2:34 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth S
YarenWed 12:34 PM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 2:34 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 1:34 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth N

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