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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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 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° 34' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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' 15.3"796.87 mieast4° 34' 56.4"314.85 minorth855.74 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 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityMon 2:10 PM3215 km1998 miles1736 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Mon 3:10 PM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloMon 1:10 PM3349 km2081 miles1808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:10 PM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmEast E
PapeeteMon 10:10 AM3664 km2277 miles1978 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:10 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 2:10 PM3751 km2331 miles2026 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 1:10 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 2:10 PM3851 km2393 miles2079 nmEast-northeast ENE
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