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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 02:34:00 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 168° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"961.42 miwest0° 06' 05.8"6.99 minorth961.19 mi
24 hours11° 33' 25.3"765.29 mieast2° 02' 29.7"140.41 minorth773.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 4:34 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayFri 3:34 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 2:34 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 4:34 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 2:34 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSat 2:34 PM2619 km1628 miles1414 nmWest W
TarawaSat 2:34 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 3:34 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 2:34 PM3102 km1927 miles1675 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 2:34 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmWest-southwest WSW
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