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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 1:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, February 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 136° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.99 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.2 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' 45.0"945.90 miWest0° 05' 12.5"5.97 miSouth945.68 mi
24 hours13° 52' 39.4"909.77 miEast1° 30' 56.7"104.26 miSouth911.58 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 4:56 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 5:56 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 3:56 AM1343 km834 miles725 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 3:56 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 8:56 AM2975 km1849 miles1607 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 3:56 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 2:56 AM3472 km2158 miles1875 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:56 AM3757 km2334 miles2028 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 2:56 AM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 2:56 AM4008 km2491 miles2164 nmWest W

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