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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 = Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:20:00 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: 10%

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 Friday, March 8, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 156° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.07 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.2"977.54 miWest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 miNorth977.91 mi
24 hours12° 31' 49.8"846.68 miEast4° 14' 23.4"291.40 miNorth901.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 10:20 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
HoniaraSat 10:20 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 9:20 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth N
BukaSat 9:20 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 9:20 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 9:20 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 10:20 AM1436 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 9:20 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmSouth S
YarenSat 11:20 AM1768 km1098 miles955 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSat 8:20 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest-northwest WNW

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