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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 22:52:00 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: 62%

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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 57° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.3"952.77 miwest0° 04' 32.5"5.21 misouth953.00 mi
24 hours11° 26' 00.2"750.24 mieast2° 12' 28.6"151.84 misouth769.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Wed 6:52 PM514 km319 miles278 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 6:52 PM531 km330 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 6:52 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 6:52 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesWed 6:52 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 6:52 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceWed 6:52 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 6:52 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaWed 6:52 PM617 km383 miles333 nmWest W
The ValleyWed 6:52 PM637 km396 miles344 nmWest W

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