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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: 65%

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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 134° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.03 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.3"946.05 miwest0° 05' 13.6"5.99 misouth945.82 mi
24 hours13° 52' 32.0"909.76 mieast1° 31' 23.5"104.78 misouth911.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 4:46 AM501 km312 miles271 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 5:46 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 3:46 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 3:46 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 8:46 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 3:46 AM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 2:46 AM3696 km2297 miles1996 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:46 AM3982 km2474 miles2150 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 2:46 AM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:46 AM4230 km2629 miles2284 nmWest W
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