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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: 9%

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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' North, Longitude: 61° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.97 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.0"979.53 miwest0° 08' 34.9"9.83 minorth979.30 mi
24 hours11° 26' 45.9"771.97 mieast3° 05' 41.3"212.77 minorth795.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstownThu 2:24 PM76 km47 miles41 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint George'sThu 2:24 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSouth S
Vieux FortThu 2:24 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNortheast NE
CastriesThu 2:24 PM160 km99 miles86 nmNortheast NE
Fort-de-FranceThu 2:24 PM212 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ScarboroughThu 2:24 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownThu 2:24 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast E
Port of SpainThu 2:24 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth S
ChaguanasThu 2:24 PM263 km163 miles142 nmSouth S
RoseauThu 2:24 PM276 km171 miles149 nmNorth N

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