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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 03:52:00 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: 64%

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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 129° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.04 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.92 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.6"954.99 miwest0° 04' 58.6"5.70 misouth955.23 mi
24 hours11° 24' 43.0"750.52 mieast2° 22' 25.4"163.23 misouth772.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Wed 8:52 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 8:52 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 8:52 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 8:52 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 8:52 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 8:52 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 8:52 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Wed 8:52 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 8:52 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Wed 8:52 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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