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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 55' South, Longitude: 162° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.6"1000.29 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 minorth1000.41 mi
24 hours12° 45' 09.0"881.99 mieast4° 43' 55.6"325.14 minorth939.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiSun 12:30 PM967 km601 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 12:30 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 1:30 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 1:30 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 1:30 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth N
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