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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 160° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"999.57 miwest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 minorth999.49 mi
24 hours11° 24' 02.1"784.63 mieast4° 10' 20.8"286.76 minorth832.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 11:38 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 12:38 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 1:38 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:38 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 1:38 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 12:38 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 11:38 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:38 PM2991 km1858 miles1615 nmSouth S
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