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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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' North, Longitude: 158° 35' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.6"1003.83 miwest0° 11' 36.7"13.30 minorth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 29' 05.0"794.08 mieast4° 31' 17.8"310.68 minorth851.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 12:40 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
KoloniaTue 12:40 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth N
BukaTue 11:40 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaTue 11:40 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 1:40 PM957 km595 miles517 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 12:40 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 1:40 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 1:40 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 11:40 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaTue 11:40 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmNorthwest NW
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