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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 02:24:00 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 177° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.8"974.97 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth974.73 mi
24 hours11° 28' 19.8"770.18 mieast2° 50' 55.1"195.86 minorth789.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 2:24 PM1422 km883 miles768 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 2:24 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 3:24 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 2:24 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 2:24 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 4:24 PM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 2:24 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 2:24 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 4:24 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 3:24 PM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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