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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 00:34:00 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: 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' North, Longitude: 151° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.41 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"976.02 miwest0° 08' 08.7"9.33 minorth975.79 mi
24 hours11° 27' 57.4"770.58 mieast2° 54' 22.3"199.82 minorth791.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:34 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:34 PM1477 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:34 PM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:34 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 2:34 PM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:34 PM3894 km2419 miles2102 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 2:34 PM3979 km2472 miles2148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 5:34 PM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNortheast NE

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