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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 00:48:00 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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' North, Longitude: 177° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.70 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.3"999.14 miwest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 minorth999.05 mi
24 hours11° 23' 55.2"784.15 mieast4° 08' 59.7"285.19 minorth830.95 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 12:48 PM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 12:48 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 12:48 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:48 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 1:48 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:48 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 2:48 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 12:48 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 2:48 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 1:48 PM2458 km1528 miles1327 nmNorth N
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