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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 10:26:00 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 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 111° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"942.34 miwest0° 01' 13.8"1.41 misouth942.40 mi
24 hours11° 34' 50.7"751.88 mieast0° 55' 09.6"63.24 misouth756.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouTue 6:26 PM165 km102 miles89 nmWest W
MacauTue 6:26 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNortheast NE
Hong KongTue 6:26 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNortheast NE
FoshanTue 6:26 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonTue 6:26 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouTue 6:26 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenTue 6:26 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNortheast NE
NanningTue 6:26 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
Hai PhongTue 5:26 PM550 km342 miles297 nmWest W
GuilinTue 6:26 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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