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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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 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: 26%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' North, Longitude: 128° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.27 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"951.03 miwest0° 04' 10.3"4.78 minorth950.84 mi
24 hours11° 37' 04.2"761.18 mieast1° 14' 50.6"85.80 minorth763.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sat 5:36 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 5:36 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 5:36 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 5:36 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 5:36 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 5:36 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 5:36 PM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Sat 5:36 PM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 5:36 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 5:36 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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