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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: 16%

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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 52° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.84 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.7"965.76 miwest0° 06' 45.3"7.74 minorth965.51 mi
24 hours11° 31' 46.3"766.84 mieast2° 19' 01.6"159.34 minorth778.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownFri 2:34 PM797 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceFri 2:34 PM898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
CastriesFri 2:34 PM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vieux FortFri 2:34 PM909 km565 miles491 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 2:34 PM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
Pointe-à-PitreFri 2:34 PM932 km579 miles503 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 2:34 PM953 km592 miles515 nmWest W
KingstownFri 2:34 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 2:34 PM971 km604 miles525 nmWest W
Codrington (Barbuda)Fri 2:34 PM977 km607 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW

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