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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 03:34:00 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: 19%

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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 176° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.67 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.8"960.89 miwest0° 06' 00.9"6.89 minorth960.66 mi
24 hours348° 26' 22.7"765.10 miwest2° 00' 23.5"138.00 minorth773.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 3:34 PM1101 km684 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 3:34 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 4:34 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 3:34 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 3:34 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 3:34 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 2:34 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 5:34 PM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiSat 3:34 PM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 4:34 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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