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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: 12%

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 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 08' North, Longitude: 162° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.59 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.2"974.26 miwest0° 07' 54.7"9.07 minorth974.02 mi
24 hours11° 28' 36.6"769.94 mieast2° 48' 20.9"192.93 minorth788.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 3:44 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
PalikirFri 2:44 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 3:44 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 3:44 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 3:44 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 1:44 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
MidwayThu 4:44 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 2:44 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 3:44 PM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 3:44 PM3107 km1930 miles1677 nmSoutheast SE
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