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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 09:52:00 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: 57%

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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 131° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"947.80 miwest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 misouth947.97 mi
24 hours11° 29' 24.5"750.15 mieast1° 45' 46.0"121.24 misouth763.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiWed 5:52 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonWed 5:52 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 5:52 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 6:52 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KagoshimaWed 6:52 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
KumamotoWed 6:52 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
DavaoWed 5:52 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 7:52 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast-southeast ESE
FukuokaWed 6:52 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
KitakyushuWed 6:52 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth N

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