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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 18:30:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 122° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.37 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.7"998.42 miwest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 minorth998.62 mi
24 hours12° 42' 59.6"877.66 mieast4° 40' 55.3"321.70 minorth936.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 10:30 AM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 8:30 AM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 12:30 PM3627 km2254 miles1958 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmEast E
HermosilloFri 11:30 AM3842 km2388 miles2075 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 8:30 AM3927 km2440 miles2120 nmWest W
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM4157 km2583 miles2245 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Fri 11:30 AM4216 km2620 miles2276 nmNorth N

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