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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: 55%
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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 05' South
Longitude: 101° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.85 meters/second, 1507.9 km/hour, 936.9 miles/hour or 814.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.62 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.0"936.70 miwest0° 02' 22.8"2.73 misouth936.58 mi
24 hours14° 05' 22.8"915.52 mieast0° 20' 09.5"23.11 misouth914.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 7:26 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 6:26 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 7:26 AM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 4:26 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoMon 7:26 AM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 9:26 AM3405 km2115 miles1838 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazMon 8:26 AM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 8:26 AM3801 km2362 miles2053 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 8:26 AM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmEast E
San JoseMon 6:26 AM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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