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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 23:02:00 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: 71%

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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' North, Longitude: 48° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.0"964.69 miwest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 misouth964.99 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.7"753.17 mieast2° 58' 33.2"204.60 misouth785.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownThu 7:02 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneThu 8:02 PM1336 km830 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboThu 8:02 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceThu 7:02 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest W
CastriesThu 7:02 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest W
RoseauThu 7:02 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmWest W
KingstownThu 7:02 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 7:02 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 7:02 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest W
GeorgetownThu 7:02 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouthwest SW

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