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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 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' North, Longitude: 152° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.77 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 06.1"1003.80 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 minorth1003.83 mi
24 hours11° 28' 56.3"793.89 mieast4° 31' 00.2"310.35 minorth850.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaTue 12:04 PM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 1:04 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNortheast NE
ArawaTue 12:04 PM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyTue 12:04 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 1:04 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 12:04 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenTue 2:04 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmEast E
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-northwest WNW

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