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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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' North, Longitude: 170° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.21 meters/second, 1602.8 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.8"995.79 miwest0° 10' 26.3"11.96 misouth996.06 mi
24 hours348° 36' 00.7"781.40 miwest4° 22' 09.0"300.23 misouth840.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 10:20 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 10:20 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 10:20 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 10:20 PM1343 km834 miles725 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirSun 9:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 10:20 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 10:20 PM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 9:20 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 11:20 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 11:20 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmSoutheast SE

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