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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 10:02:00 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: 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 129° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.85 meters/second, 1525.9 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' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.2"947.85 miwest0° 03' 24.4"3.90 misouth948.03 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.9"750.14 mieast1° 46' 06.9"121.64 misouth763.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityWed 6:02 PM976 km606 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
KaohsiungWed 6:02 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuezonWed 6:02 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiWed 6:02 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmNorthwest NW
ManilaWed 6:02 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest-southwest WSW
FoochowWed 6:02 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenWed 6:02 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaWed 7:02 PM1366 km848 miles737 nmNorth N
ShantouWed 6:02 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoWed 6:02 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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