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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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' North, Longitude: 161° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.1"998.73 miwest0° 10' 51.1"12.43 minorth998.63 mi
24 hours11° 23' 47.3"783.67 mieast4° 07' 14.8"283.21 minorth829.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolWed 1:14 PM191 km118 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoloniaWed 1:14 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirWed 1:14 PM384 km238 miles207 nmWest W
YarenWed 2:14 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 2:14 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast E
TarawaWed 2:14 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:14 PM1542 km958 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 1:14 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 12:14 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyWed 12:14 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmSouthwest SW
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