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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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 69° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.0"965.18 miwest0° 06' 39.6"7.64 minorth964.94 mi
24 hours11° 32' 01.1"766.66 mieast2° 16' 38.4"156.62 minorth777.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo DomingoFri 3:44 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
Punta CanaFri 3:44 PM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MayagüezFri 3:44 PM364 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
Port-au-Prince *Fri 3:44 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de los CaballerosFri 3:44 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PonceFri 3:44 PM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
OranjestadFri 3:44 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth S
Puerto PlataFri 3:44 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WillemstadFri 3:44 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaguasFri 3:44 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
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