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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 06:34:00 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: 20%

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 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' North, Longitude: 133° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.98 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.3"959.34 miwest0° 05' 45.6"6.60 minorth959.11 mi
24 hours11° 34' 12.2"764.53 mieast1° 54' 02.7"130.73 minorth771.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSat 3:34 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 4:34 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuezonSat 2:34 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest W
ManilaSat 2:34 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest W
DavaoSat 2:34 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiSat 2:34 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
General SantosSat 2:34 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoSat 3:34 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth N
FukuokaSat 3:34 PM1842 km1144 miles995 nmNorth N
ShantouSat 2:34 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmWest-northwest WNW

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