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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 06:36:00 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 14' North, Longitude: 132° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.97 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 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' 10.2"959.32 miwest0° 05' 45.4"6.60 minorth959.10 mi
24 hours11° 34' 12.6"764.52 mieast1° 53' 58.5"130.64 minorth771.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokSat 3:36 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth S
QuezonSat 2:36 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest W
ManilaSat 2:36 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaSat 4:36 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavaoSat 2:36 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiSat 2:36 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorthwest NW
General SantosSat 2:36 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
KumamotoSat 3:36 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorth N
ShantouSat 2:36 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaSat 3:36 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmNorth N

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