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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 00:44:00 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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' North, Longitude: 153° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.37 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 25.5"975.93 miwest0° 08' 08.0"9.32 minorth975.69 mi
24 hours11° 27' 59.5"770.54 mieast2° 54' 03.5"199.46 minorth791.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 2:44 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 2:44 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiFri 2:44 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:44 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:44 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 1:44 PM3215 km1998 miles1736 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 2:44 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 2:44 PM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 12:44 PM3886 km2414 miles2098 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 12:44 PM3921 km2437 miles2117 nmWest W

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