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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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 64° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.63 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.3"965.30 miwest0° 06' 41.4"7.67 minorth965.06 mi
24 hours11° 31' 56.6"766.68 mieast2° 17' 21.6"157.43 minorth778.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChristianstedFri 3:24 PM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth N
The Bottom (Saba)Fri 3:24 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
CharlestownFri 3:24 PM247 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 3:24 PM249 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
Charlotte AmalieFri 3:24 PM255 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
Road TownFri 3:24 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
BradesFri 3:24 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast-northeast ENE
MarigotFri 3:24 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNortheast NE
GustaviaFri 3:24 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNortheast NE
CaguasFri 3:24 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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