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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: 62%

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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 129° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.53 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.3"942.69 miwest0° 04' 25.7"5.08 misouth942.50 mi
24 hours13° 57' 39.1"912.41 mieast1° 11' 05.9"81.51 misouth912.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekMon 4:24 AM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 5:54 AM495 km308 miles267 nmEast E
Alice SpringsMon 5:54 AM677 km421 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinMon 5:54 AM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
DiliMon 5:24 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaMon 5:09 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmSouth S
CairnsMon 6:24 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast E
MakassarMon 4:24 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarMon 4:24 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Mon 6:54 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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