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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: 5%

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 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 46' South, Longitude: 140° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.75 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.6"990.35 miwest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 minorth990.68 mi
24 hours12° 07' 43.4"829.22 mieast4° 34' 24.2"314.29 minorth890.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 10:20 AM155 km96 miles84 nmEast E
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 9:50 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 8:50 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 8:50 AM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 9:50 AM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 9:50 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmSoutheast SE
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