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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 23:34:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' North, Longitude: 148° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"989.65 miwest0° 09' 47.2"11.21 minorth989.46 mi
24 hours11° 24' 02.3"776.77 mieast3° 37' 31.1"249.19 minorth811.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 1:34 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 1:34 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 1:34 PM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 11:34 AM3331 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:34 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 12:34 PM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 1:34 PM3681 km2287 miles1987 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 1:34 PM3714 km2308 miles2006 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Wed 4:34 PM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 12:34 PM4008 km2490 miles2164 nmSouthwest SW

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