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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: 83%
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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 11' South
Longitude: 130° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.73 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.1"974.55 miwest0° 09' 25.1"10.79 misouth974.29 mi
24 hours13° 01' 18.0"877.13 mieast3° 23' 18.9"232.99 misouth901.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 4:00 AM95 km59 miles51 nmNortheast NE
SameSat 3:30 AM690 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiSat 3:30 AM701 km436 miles379 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSat 3:30 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
KupangSat 2:30 AM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alice SpringsSat 4:00 AM1222 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariSat 2:30 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariSat 3:30 AM1421 km883 miles768 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarSat 2:30 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraSat 3:30 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
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