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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: 50%

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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 122° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.00 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.58 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.3"934.72 miwest0° 01' 07.4"1.29 misouth934.67 mi
24 hours14° 06' 33.3"915.05 mieast0° 10' 22.0"11.89 minorth915.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsTue 7:22 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 7:22 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmNortheast NE
DiliTue 6:52 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaTue 6:37 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthTue 5:52 AM1449 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarTue 5:52 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarTue 5:52 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangTue 4:52 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaTue 4:52 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmNorthwest NW
BandungTue 4:52 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorthwest NW

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