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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 08:24:00 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: 28%

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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 118° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.97 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"948.11 miwest0° 03' 27.7"3.97 minorth947.95 mi
24 hours11° 37' 52.2"759.76 mieast0° 57' 28.3"65.89 minorth760.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CitySun 4:24 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
ShantouSun 4:24 PM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaohsiungSun 4:24 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tarlac CitySun 4:24 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MabalacatSun 4:24 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AngelesSun 4:24 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KowloonSun 4:24 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongSun 4:24 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
OlongapoSun 4:24 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShenzhenSun 4:24 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
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