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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 58° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.8"982.40 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 misouth982.18 mi
24 hours12° 45' 07.5"865.22 mieast3° 45' 58.4"258.90 misouth897.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 2:40 AM635 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto VelhoFri 2:40 AM666 km414 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaFri 2:40 AM840 km522 miles454 nmWest W
ManausFri 2:40 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoFri 2:40 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest W
SucreFri 2:40 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 2:40 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaFri 3:40 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 3:40 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Fri 3:40 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmSouth S

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