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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 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: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 119° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.7"968.95 miwest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 misouth968.73 mi
24 hours12° 41' 16.8"848.95 mieast2° 23' 42.5"164.69 misouth859.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 2:56 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 5:56 AM1755 km1090 miles947 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 12:56 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 4:56 AM3666 km2278 miles1980 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 12:56 AM4273 km2655 miles2307 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 4:56 AM4408 km2739 miles2380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 12:56 AM4514 km2805 miles2437 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaThu 4:56 AM4579 km2846 miles2473 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 4:56 AM4617 km2869 miles2493 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 5:56 AM4646 km2887 miles2509 nmEast E
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