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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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 140° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.37 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"962.47 miwest0° 06' 15.7"7.18 minorth962.23 mi
24 hours11° 33' 01.6"765.67 mieast2° 06' 36.7"145.12 minorth775.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 2:36 PM1933 km1201 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:36 PM2490 km1547 miles1345 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Fri 5:36 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:36 PM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:36 PM3283 km2040 miles1772 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 5:36 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 5:36 PM3374 km2097 miles1822 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Fri 5:36 PM3806 km2365 miles2055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake City *Fri 6:36 PM3815 km2371 miles2060 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 2:36 PM3916 km2433 miles2114 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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