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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 is probably impossible 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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 138° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 46.7"13.49 minorth1002.33 mi
24 hours11° 41' 07.6"807.22 mieast4° 41' 51.9"322.77 minorth870.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraMon 11:14 AM230 km143 miles124 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 11:14 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeMon 12:14 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:14 PM1184 km736 miles640 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 11:14 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 11:44 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmSouthwest SW
DiliMon 11:14 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoMon 10:14 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 12:14 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloMon 10:14 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest-northwest WNW

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