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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: 11%

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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' North, Longitude: 149° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.43 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"976.14 miwest0° 08' 09.0"9.34 minorth975.90 mi
24 hours11° 27' 56.6"770.65 mieast2° 54' 31.4"200.01 minorth791.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:28 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:28 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 2:28 PM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:28 PM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:28 PM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Fri 2:28 PM3880 km2411 miles2095 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Thu 5:28 PM3910 km2430 miles2111 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 2:28 PM4010 km2492 miles2165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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