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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

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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' North, Longitude: 144° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.31 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.6"998.33 miwest0° 10' 48.2"12.37 minorth998.22 mi
24 hours11° 23' 42.0"783.24 mieast4° 05' 49.0"281.58 minorth828.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 1:24 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth N
SaipanWed 1:24 PM973 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
JayapuraWed 12:24 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokWed 12:24 PM1111 km691 miles600 nmWest W
ManokwariWed 12:24 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 2:24 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmEast E
Port MoresbyWed 1:24 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmSouth S
ManadoWed 11:24 AM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 2:24 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsWed 1:24 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth S
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