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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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 34' North, Longitude: 121° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 minorth1004.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 15.0"796.86 mieast4° 34' 55.7"314.84 minorth855.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:10 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityMon 2:10 PM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 3:10 PM3340 km2076 miles1804 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloMon 1:10 PM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:10 PM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmEast E
PapeeteMon 10:10 AM3639 km2261 miles1965 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:10 PM3725 km2315 miles2011 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 2:10 PM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 1:10 PM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 2:10 PM3879 km2410 miles2094 nmEast-northeast ENE

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