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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 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' North, Longitude: 135° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 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' 07.6"1003.70 miwest0° 11' 34.8"13.26 minorth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 28' 31.7"793.31 mieast4° 30' 07.3"309.34 minorth849.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariTue 12:14 PM353 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 12:14 PM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth N
JayapuraTue 12:14 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiTue 12:14 PM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
TernateTue 12:14 PM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
ManadoTue 11:14 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmWest W
DavaoTue 11:14 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosTue 11:14 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloTue 11:14 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmWest W
DiliTue 12:14 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmSouthwest SW

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