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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 01:24:00 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 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' North, Longitude: 163° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.20 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"975.55 miwest0° 08' 05.1"9.26 minorth975.31 mi
24 hours11° 28' 07.6"770.39 mieast2° 52' 48.4"198.02 minorth790.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:24 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 3:24 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 1:24 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 2:24 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 2:24 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 1:24 PM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 1:24 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 1:24 PM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 3:24 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 1:24 PM3265 km2028 miles1763 nmWest-northwest WNW
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