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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 6:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The Moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' North, Longitude: 90° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 kilometres/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"1000.89 miWest0° 11' 08.4"12.76 miNorth1000.83 mi
24 hours11° 24' 40.6"786.45 miEast4° 15' 45.7"292.93 miNorth836.20 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:50 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth S
LiberiaTue 12:50 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNortheast NE
AlajuelaTue 12:50 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 12:50 PM916 km569 miles495 nmNortheast NE
MasayaTue 12:50 PM931 km578 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeónTue 12:50 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:50 PM937 km583 miles506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 12:50 PM986 km613 miles533 nmNorth N
San MiguelTue 12:50 PM988 km614 miles533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San VicenteTue 12:50 PM989 km614 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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