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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 140° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.74 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.6"990.27 miwest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 minorth990.60 mi
24 hours12° 07' 44.6"829.18 mieast4° 34' 23.3"314.25 minorth890.67 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 AM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 9:50 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 8:50 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 8:50 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 9:50 AM3444 km2140 miles1859 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 9:50 AM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM3866 km2402 miles2087 nmSoutheast SE

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