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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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 79° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.38 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"964.81 miwest0° 06' 36.4"7.57 minorth964.57 mi
24 hours11° 32' 09.5"766.53 mieast2° 15' 16.2"155.05 minorth777.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayFri 3:24 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
May PenFri 3:24 PM308 km191 miles166 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 3:24 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Fri 3:24 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasFri 2:24 PM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 4:24 PM573 km356 miles310 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Fri 4:24 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Fri 4:24 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 3:24 PM794 km494 miles429 nmSouth S
Port-au-Prince *Fri 4:24 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
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