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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 Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 09:38:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' South, Longitude: 144° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.9"997.18 miwest0° 11' 34.0"13.25 misouth997.09 mi
24 hours12° 27' 24.7"857.18 mieast4° 28' 25.7"307.45 misouth906.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 12:08 AM645 km401 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 11:38 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 11:38 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 11:38 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 1:38 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 10:38 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:38 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:38 PM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:38 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 9:38 PM3625 km2252 miles1957 nmWest W

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