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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 Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 09:28:00 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: 99%

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 Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 07' South, Longitude: 153° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.6"1003.43 miwest0° 11' 46.3"13.48 misouth1003.48 mi
24 hours11° 58' 11.3"827.80 mieast4° 41' 33.9"322.44 misouth886.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:28 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:28 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 10:28 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 11:28 PM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Tue 11:28 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 9:28 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 11:28 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth N
AlofiMon 10:28 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 9:28 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaTue 10:28 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmSouthwest SW

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