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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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 114° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.8"948.19 miwest0° 03' 29.7"4.01 misouth948.37 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.3"750.12 mieast1° 48' 12.6"124.04 misouth764.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hong KongWed 7:02 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
KowloonWed 7:02 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
MacauWed 7:02 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShenzhenWed 7:02 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
FoshanWed 7:02 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuangzhouWed 7:02 PM456 km284 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouWed 7:02 PM473 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
ShantouWed 7:02 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenWed 7:02 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CityWed 7:02 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast-southeast ESE

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