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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 01:44:00 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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' North, Longitude: 168° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.11 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 25.2"975.35 miwest0° 08' 03.6"9.24 minorth975.11 mi
24 hours11° 28' 11.7"770.32 mieast2° 52' 10.6"197.31 minorth790.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:44 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 1:44 PM1773 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 3:44 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayThu 2:44 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 1:44 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 1:44 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 2:44 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:44 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 1:44 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 3:44 PM3091 km1920 miles1669 nmSouth S

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