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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 04:26:00 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: 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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' North, Longitude: 149° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 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' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.9"946.10 miwest0° 02' 53.8"3.32 misouth946.25 mi
24 hours11° 30' 47.5"750.36 mieast1° 34' 16.9"108.08 misouth761.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 6:26 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 6:26 PM902 km561 miles487 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 6:26 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:26 PM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Tue 9:26 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 9:26 PM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 4:26 PM3651 km2269 miles1972 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Tue 9:26 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Tue 9:26 PM3953 km2456 miles2134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 9:26 PM3997 km2483 miles2158 nmEast-northeast ENE

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