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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 03:44:00 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: 12%

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 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' North, Longitude: 162° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.60 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.2"974.20 miwest0° 07' 54.7"9.07 minorth973.96 mi
24 hours11° 28' 36.5"769.89 mieast2° 48' 23.1"192.96 minorth788.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 3:44 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 2:44 PM950 km590 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 3:44 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 3:44 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 3:44 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 1:44 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
MidwayThu 4:44 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 2:44 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 3:44 PM2749 km1708 miles1485 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 3:44 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmSoutheast SE

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