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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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 43' North
Longitude: 151° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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"976.08 miwest0° 08' 08.5"9.33 minorth975.84 mi
24 hours11° 27' 57.8"770.63 mieast2° 54' 20.2"199.79 minorth791.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:34 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:34 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:34 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:34 PM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 2:34 PM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Thu 5:34 PM3913 km2431 miles2113 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 2:34 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 5:34 PM4029 km2504 miles2176 nmNortheast NE
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