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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 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: 10%

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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 136° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.66 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"976.60 miwest0° 08' 13.0"9.42 minorth976.36 mi
24 hours11° 27' 45.5"770.80 mieast2° 56' 14.4"201.96 minorth791.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 1:34 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:34 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Thu 4:34 PM2930 km1820 miles1582 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 4:34 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 4:34 PM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 4:34 PM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 4:34 PM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 1:34 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Thu 5:34 PM3857 km2397 miles2083 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Thu 4:34 PM4001 km2486 miles2160 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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