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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 Sunday, March 24, 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: 90%

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 Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 177° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.13 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.1"995.60 miwest0° 10' 25.0"11.93 misouth995.88 mi
24 hours348° 36' 11.5"781.04 miwest4° 21' 42.6"299.72 misouth839.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 9:52 PM667 km414 miles360 nmWest W
TarawaSun 9:52 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 9:52 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 9:52 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 9:52 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 9:52 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 8:52 PM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 10:52 PM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySat 10:52 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 11:52 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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