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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 05:02:00 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: 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 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 146° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"955.53 miwest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 misouth955.78 mi
24 hours11° 24' 25.3"750.61 mieast2° 24' 42.9"165.86 misouth773.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 7:02 PM1236 km768 miles668 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 7:02 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Wed 10:02 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 10:02 PM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 6:02 PM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Wed 10:02 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 5:02 PM3816 km2371 miles2060 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloWed 10:02 PM3823 km2375 miles2064 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 10:02 PM3840 km2386 miles2074 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteWed 7:02 PM3942 km2449 miles2128 nmSouth S
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