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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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 39' North, Longitude: 127° 39' 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' 58.7"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.40 minorth1004.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 04.6"796.66 mieast4° 34' 41.2"314.56 minorth855.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:34 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:34 AM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:34 AM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmWest W
HermosilloMon 1:34 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 3:34 PM3642 km2263 miles1966 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mexico CityMon 2:34 PM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:34 PM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 1:34 PM3979 km2472 miles2148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 10:34 AM3998 km2485 miles2159 nmNorthwest NW
Las Vegas *Mon 1:34 PM4135 km2570 miles2233 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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