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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 147° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.03 meters/second, 1504.9 km/hour, 935.1 miles/hour or 812.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.59 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.0"934.82 miWest0° 01' 24.7"1.62 miNorth934.89 mi
24 hours14° 01' 18.7"909.52 miEast1° 10' 26.7"80.76 miNorth916.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 6:36 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 6:36 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 8:36 AM1850 km1149 miles999 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 5:36 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:36 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 6:36 AM2690 km1672 miles1452 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 5:36 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:36 AM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmWest W
SuvaWed 4:36 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Wed 6:21 AM3764 km2339 miles2032 nmSouthwest SW

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