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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 23:48:00 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

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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' North, Longitude: 151° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.42 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"989.53 miwest0° 09' 46.4"11.19 minorth989.35 mi
24 hours11° 24' 03.6"776.70 mieast3° 37' 09.3"248.78 minorth810.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 1:48 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 1:48 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 11:48 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 1:48 PM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 12:48 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 12:48 PM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Thu 1:48 PM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 1:48 PM3572 km2220 miles1929 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 12:48 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:48 AM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmWest-southwest WSW

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