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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 23:44:00 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: 17%

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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 32' North, Longitude: 127° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.58 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.9"962.93 miwest0° 06' 20.0"7.26 minorth962.70 mi
24 hours11° 32' 50.8"765.84 mieast2° 08' 25.0"147.19 minorth775.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 4:44 PM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 4:44 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 4:44 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 4:44 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 4:44 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 4:44 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 4:44 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 4:44 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 4:44 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 4:44 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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