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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 = Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:34:00 AM.

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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: 2%

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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 58' North, Longitude: 173° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 446.73 meters/second, 1608.2 kilometres/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 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"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.2"999.21 miWest0° 10' 55.3"12.51 miNorth999.12 mi
24 hours11° 23' 56.5"784.23 miEast4° 09' 16.3"285.51 miNorth831.16 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
Howland IslandTue 12:34 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 12:34 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kanton IslandWed 1:34 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 12:34 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 12:34 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:34 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 12:34 PM1773 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 2:34 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 2:34 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth S
YarenWed 12:34 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW

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