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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:26:00 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: 18%

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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' North, Longitude: 137° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"962.56 miwest0° 06' 16.5"7.19 minorth962.32 mi
24 hours11° 32' 59.5"765.70 mieast2° 06' 57.6"145.52 minorth775.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 2:26 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:26 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Fri 5:26 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 5:26 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:26 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:26 PM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:26 PM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Fri 6:26 PM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Fri 5:26 PM3718 km2310 miles2008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Fri 5:26 PM3858 km2398 miles2083 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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