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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 09:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' North, Longitude: 143° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"957.85 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 misouth958.11 mi
24 hours11° 23' 14.1"751.08 mieast2° 34' 05.5"176.59 misouth776.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 7:52 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 7:52 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MelekeokThu 6:52 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuThu 6:52 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaThu 6:52 PM1988 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirThu 8:52 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaThu 6:52 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth N
TokyoThu 6:52 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth N
OsakaThu 6:52 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 6:52 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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