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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 31, 2013 at 13:56:00 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: 78%

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 Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 153° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.7"938.34 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 misouth938.20 mi
24 hours14° 16' 03.5"929.28 mieast0° 33' 18.0"38.18 misouth928.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 3:56 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 3:56 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 2:56 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:56 AM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 2:56 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 2:56 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 3:56 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmNorth N
AdamstownSun 5:56 AM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 1:56 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 1:56 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmWest-northwest WNW

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