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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 146° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.83 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.9 miles/hour or 821.9 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' 43.2"945.62 miwest0° 05' 07.8"5.88 misouth945.40 mi
24 hours13° 53' 12.2"910.12 mieast1° 28' 58.5"102.01 misouth911.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 4:34 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 4:34 AM1435 km891 miles775 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 6:34 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 3:34 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 4:34 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Mon 4:34 AM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 3:34 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 3:34 AM3031 km1883 miles1636 nmWest W
SuvaMon 2:34 AM3718 km2310 miles2007 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 2:34 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmWest-northwest WNW
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