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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 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' North, Longitude: 174° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.81 meters/second, 1568.9 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"974.74 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 minorth974.50 mi
24 hours348° 31' 33.6"770.12 miwest2° 49' 56.1"194.75 minorth789.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 2:54 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 2:54 PM1036 km644 miles560 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaFri 2:54 PM1407 km875 miles760 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 3:54 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 2:54 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 2:54 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 1:54 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 2:54 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 4:54 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 3:54 PM3018 km1876 miles1630 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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