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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 08:52:00 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: 66%

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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' North, Longitude: 157° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.09 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.96 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"957.36 miwest0° 05' 24.1"6.19 misouth957.62 mi
24 hours11° 23' 28.5"750.97 mieast2° 32' 10.1"174.39 misouth775.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 8:52 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 7:52 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 6:52 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 8:52 PM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 8:52 PM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 8:52 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 5:52 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 5:52 PM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 9:52 PM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 7:52 PM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmSouth S

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