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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 03:04:00 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

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 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 149° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.4"998.38 miwest0° 10' 49.1"12.39 minorth998.28 mi
24 hours11° 23' 43.6"783.32 mieast4° 06' 15.1"282.05 minorth828.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 2:04 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 1:04 PM954 km592 miles515 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraWed 12:04 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 12:04 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 1:04 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth S
ManokwariWed 12:04 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 3:04 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:04 PM2087 km1296 miles1127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 3:04 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 3:04 PM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmEast E

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