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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 01:34:00 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: 6%

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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' North, Longitude: 177° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.03 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.7"988.65 miwest0° 09' 40.2"11.08 minorth988.45 mi
24 hours11° 24' 14.3"776.21 mieast3° 34' 22.1"245.59 minorth809.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 1:34 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 1:34 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 1:34 PM1471 km914 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 2:34 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth N
Wake IslandThu 1:34 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 1:34 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:34 PM2138 km1329 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 2:34 PM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 3:34 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluWed 3:34 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE

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