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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 2:06:00 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 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 139° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.95 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 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' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.5"945.81 miWest0° 05' 11.3"5.95 miSouth945.59 mi
24 hours13° 52' 48.0"909.84 miEast1° 30' 26.6"103.68 miSouth911.61 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 5:06 AM675 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 4:06 AM1090 km677 miles588 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 6:06 AM1190 km739 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 4:06 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 4:06 AM3005 km1867 miles1622 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sun 9:06 AM3209 km1994 miles1732 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 3:06 AM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:06 AM3503 km2177 miles1892 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 3:06 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 3:06 AM3759 km2335 miles2029 nmWest W

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