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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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' North, Longitude: 159° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.5"1003.83 miwest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 minorth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 29' 06.6"794.12 mieast4° 31' 21.3"310.75 minorth851.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 12:34 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoloniaTue 12:34 PM616 km383 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenTue 1:34 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukaTue 11:34 AM964 km599 miles521 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaTue 11:34 AM986 km613 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraTue 12:34 PM1222 km760 miles660 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 1:34 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 1:34 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 11:34 AM1856 km1154 miles1002 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 1:34 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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