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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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' North, Longitude: 147° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 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' 06.5"1003.77 miwest0° 11' 35.8"13.28 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 28' 48.8"793.71 mieast4° 30' 44.7"310.06 minorth850.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:24 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeTue 12:24 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyTue 12:24 PM1244 km773 miles671 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 1:24 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaTue 12:24 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariTue 11:24 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest W
MelekeokTue 11:24 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:24 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsTue 12:24 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth S
YarenTue 2:24 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmEast E

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