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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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 02:30:00 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: 35%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 144° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.82 meters/second, 1518.6 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.9"943.29 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 minorth943.21 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.7"756.57 mieast0° 16' 38.6"19.08 minorth756.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 4:30 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 4:30 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sun 7:30 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 7:30 PM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 7:30 PM3375 km2097 miles1823 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySun 3:30 PM3443 km2139 miles1859 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloSun 7:30 PM3535 km2197 miles1909 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 7:30 PM3538 km2198 miles1910 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sun 7:30 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sun 7:30 PM3764 km2339 miles2033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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