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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 9:53 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 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° 21' 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"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.1"1000.55 miwest0° 11' 43.0"13.42 minorth1000.76 mi
24 hours11° 45' 49.3"811.55 mieast4° 42' 22.8"323.39 minorth875.05 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 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 9:40 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:40 PM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 9:40 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 1:40 PM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 12:40 PM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 9:40 AM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:40 PM4102 km2549 miles2215 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Sun 12:40 PM4322 km2685 miles2334 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 12:40 PM4433 km2755 miles2394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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