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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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 151° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.75 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.3"945.43 miwest0° 05' 05.2"5.83 misouth945.21 mi
24 hours13° 53' 30.4"910.28 mieast1° 27' 51.9"100.74 misouth911.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 4:56 AM244 km152 miles132 nmNorth N
PapeeteSun 4:56 AM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 4:56 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 3:56 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:56 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 6:56 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 3:56 AM2354 km1462 miles1271 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 4:56 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaMon 3:56 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest W
SuvaMon 2:56 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmWest W
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