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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 05:12:00 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: 55%

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 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 160° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.17 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"946.33 miwest0° 02' 58.1"3.40 misouth946.48 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.9"750.32 mieast1° 35' 54.7"109.95 misouth761.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:12 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNortheast NE
WailukuTue 7:12 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloTue 7:12 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast E
MidwayTue 6:12 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 7:12 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 5:12 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 5:12 PM3348 km2081 miles1808 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 6:12 PM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 5:12 PM3442 km2139 miles1858 nmWest W
TarawaWed 5:12 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmWest-southwest WSW
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