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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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 117° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"948.14 miwest0° 03' 28.8"3.99 misouth948.31 mi
24 hours11° 29' 08.9"750.12 mieast1° 47' 51.7"123.64 misouth764.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShantouWed 6:52 PM456 km284 miles246 nmNorth N
KowloonWed 6:52 PM458 km284 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongWed 6:52 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityWed 6:52 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSoutheast SE
ShenzhenWed 6:52 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
MacauWed 6:52 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungWed 6:52 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNortheast NE
Tarlac CityWed 6:52 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
MabalacatWed 6:52 PM575 km357 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
XiamenWed 6:52 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNorth N
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