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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:02:00 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: 54%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 143° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.02 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"945.99 miwest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 misouth946.14 mi
24 hours11° 30' 53.5"750.38 mieast1° 33' 25.7"107.10 misouth761.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 6:02 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:02 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Tue 9:02 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 9:02 PM2970 km1845 miles1603 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 9:02 PM3324 km2066 miles1795 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 9:02 PM3459 km2149 miles1868 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 9:02 PM3475 km2160 miles1877 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 5:02 PM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmWest-northwest WNW
Seattle *Tue 9:02 PM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Tue 9:02 PM3763 km2338 miles2032 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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