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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 05:16:00 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: 45%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 173° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.17 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.1"941.82 miwest0° 00' 44.7"0.86 misouth941.86 mi
24 hours11° 35' 47.0"752.50 mieast0° 43' 41.2"50.09 misouth755.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 6:16 PM979 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 7:16 PM1590 km988 miles858 nmEast E
Wake IslandTue 5:16 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest W
MajuroTue 5:16 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 5:16 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 5:16 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 7:16 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 5:16 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:16 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:16 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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