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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 01:34:00 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' North, Longitude: 154° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"961.95 miwest0° 06' 10.8"7.09 minorth961.72 mi
24 hours11° 33' 13.2"765.48 mieast2° 04' 35.6"142.81 minorth774.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 3:34 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WailukuFri 3:34 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 3:34 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 3:34 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 2:34 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 1:34 PM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 2:34 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 3:34 PM3823 km2375 miles2064 nmSouth S
San Francisco *Fri 6:34 PM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sat 3:34 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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