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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 00:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 38' North, Longitude: 142° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 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 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.3"962.38 miwest0° 06' 14.8"7.16 minorth962.14 mi
24 hours11° 33' 03.6"765.64 mieast2° 06' 15.9"144.72 minorth774.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 2:46 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:46 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Fri 5:46 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:46 PM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:46 PM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 5:46 PM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 5:46 PM3577 km2223 miles1931 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 1:46 PM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 2:46 PM3856 km2396 miles2082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Seattle *Fri 5:46 PM3904 km2426 miles2108 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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