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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 10:02:00 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: 47%

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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 117° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"942.29 miwest0° 01' 11.6"1.37 misouth942.35 mi
24 hours11° 34' 55.3"751.92 mieast0° 54' 16.4"62.22 misouth756.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouTue 6:02 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaohsiungTue 6:02 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNortheast NE
KowloonTue 6:02 PM429 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongTue 6:02 PM434 km270 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShenzhenTue 6:02 PM451 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenTue 6:02 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth N
MacauTue 6:02 PM485 km302 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baguio CityTue 6:02 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
TaichungTue 6:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouTue 6:02 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW

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