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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 11%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' North, Longitude: 148° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.8"976.12 miWest0° 08' 09.4"9.35 miNorth975.88 mi
24 hours11° 27' 55.4"770.61 miEast2° 54' 41.1"200.17 miNorth791.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:24 PM1284 km798 miles694 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:24 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 1:24 PM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 12:24 PM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 2:24 PM3455 km2147 miles1865 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:24 PM3559 km2211 miles1922 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:24 PM3727 km2316 miles2013 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:24 PM3810 km2368 miles2057 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Fri 2:24 PM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 2:24 PM4047 km2515 miles2185 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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