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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 04:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 123° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 08.5"1003.69 miwest0° 11' 33.8"13.24 minorth1003.71 mi
24 hours11° 28' 14.9"792.97 mieast4° 29' 28.8"308.63 minorth849.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManadoTue 12:04 PM166 km103 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
GorontaloTue 12:04 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateTue 1:04 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
SofifiTue 1:04 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
General SantosTue 12:04 PM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PaluTue 12:04 PM521 km324 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
Zamboanga CityTue 12:04 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavaoTue 12:04 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Marawi CityTue 12:04 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
KendariTue 12:04 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth S
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