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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 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' North, Longitude: 76° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"964.84 miwest0° 06' 37.3"7.59 minorth964.60 mi
24 hours11° 32' 07.2"766.52 mieast2° 15' 39.1"155.48 minorth777.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonFri 3:14 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth N
May PenFri 3:14 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Montego BayFri 3:14 PM284 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 4:14 PM440 km273 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Fri 4:14 PM527 km327 miles285 nmNorth N
Port-au-Prince *Fri 4:14 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Gonaïves *Fri 4:14 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Fri 4:14 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
George Town (Cayman)Fri 3:14 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
BarranquillaFri 3:14 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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