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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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 29' North
Longitude: 170° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.81 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.5"1003.95 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 minorth1003.99 mi
24 hours348° 30' 37.2"794.54 miwest4° 31' 52.7"311.37 minorth851.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaTue 12:50 PM287 km179 miles155 nmEast E
YarenTue 12:50 PM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 12:50 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
Baker IslandMon 12:50 PM1465 km911 miles791 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 12:50 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirTue 11:50 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 11:50 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 12:50 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaTue 11:50 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth S
SuvaTue 12:50 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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