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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: 38%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 10' South
Longitude: 125° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.54 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.7"936.03 miwest0° 02' 13.1"2.55 minorth936.14 mi
24 hours13° 57' 36.3"906.60 mieast1° 29' 07.4"102.18 minorth916.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 8:06 AM873 km542 miles471 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 8:06 AM914 km568 miles494 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 8:06 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 7:36 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmNorth N
EuclaWed 7:21 AM1311 km814 miles708 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthWed 6:36 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarWed 6:36 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 6:36 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangWed 5:36 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaWed 5:36 AM2010 km1249 miles1086 nmNorthwest NW
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