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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 01:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' North, Longitude: 165° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.15 meters/second, 1570.2 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"975.45 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 minorth975.21 mi
24 hours11° 28' 09.6"770.36 mieast2° 52' 29.6"197.66 minorth790.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:34 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 3:34 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 1:34 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 2:34 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroFri 1:34 PM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 2:34 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 1:34 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 1:34 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 1:34 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 3:34 PM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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