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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' South, Longitude: 126° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.1"1000.47 miwest0° 11' 42.9"13.42 minorth1000.68 mi
24 hours11° 45' 50.1"811.50 mieast4° 42' 22.8"323.37 minorth875.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:40 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 9:40 AM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:40 PM3092 km1921 miles1669 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 9:40 AM3542 km2201 miles1913 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 1:40 PM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:40 PM4024 km2500 miles2173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:40 PM4072 km2530 miles2199 nmEast E
RarotongaSun 9:40 AM4099 km2547 miles2213 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 12:40 PM4317 km2682 miles2331 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 12:40 PM4424 km2749 miles2389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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