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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:28:00 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: 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 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' North, Longitude: 149° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 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' 25.6"976.08 miwest0° 08' 09.0"9.34 minorth975.84 mi
24 hours11° 27' 56.2"770.60 mieast2° 54' 33.6"200.03 minorth791.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:28 PM1555 km967 miles840 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:28 PM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 2:28 PM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:28 PM3488 km2168 miles1884 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:28 PM3792 km2356 miles2047 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:28 PM3888 km2416 miles2100 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Fri 2:28 PM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 2:28 PM4018 km2497 miles2169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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