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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: 85%

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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 145° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.9"978.52 miwest0° 09' 49.7"11.26 misouth978.28 mi
24 hours12° 53' 18.7"871.37 mieast3° 34' 57.6"246.32 misouth899.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 3:10 AM722 km449 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteFri 2:40 AM749 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 2:40 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 2:40 AM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownFri 4:40 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 1:40 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:40 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 2:40 AM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 1:40 AM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmWest-northwest WNW
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