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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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 178° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.8"974.96 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth974.72 mi
24 hours11° 28' 20.2"770.17 mieast2° 50' 52.9"195.82 minorth789.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 2:24 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 2:24 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 3:24 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 2:24 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 2:24 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 4:24 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 2:24 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 2:24 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 4:24 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 3:24 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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