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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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 79° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.39 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 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' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"964.75 miwest0° 06' 36.5"7.57 minorth964.51 mi
24 hours11° 32' 09.3"766.48 mieast2° 15' 18.6"155.09 minorth777.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
May PenFri 3:24 PM287 km178 miles155 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayFri 3:24 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonFri 3:24 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Fri 3:24 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasFri 2:24 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 4:24 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Fri 4:24 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Holguín *Fri 4:24 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-au-Prince *Fri 4:24 PM773 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
Gonaïves *Fri 4:24 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
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