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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 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' South, Longitude: 126° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.54 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.60 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.7"935.96 miwest0° 02' 13.0"2.54 minorth936.07 mi
24 hours13° 57' 37.0"906.55 mieast1° 29' 04.0"102.11 minorth916.45 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 AM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
Alice SpringsWed 8:06 AM889 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 8:06 AM989 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 7:36 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmNorth N
EuclaWed 7:21 AM1305 km811 miles704 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthWed 6:36 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouthwest SW
DenpasarWed 6:36 AM1731 km1075 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 6:36 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangWed 5:36 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaWed 5:36 AM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW

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