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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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 84° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.30 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.6"964.56 miwest0° 06' 34.7"7.54 minorth964.32 mi
24 hours11° 32' 13.7"766.42 mieast2° 14' 35.2"154.26 minorth777.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RoatánFri 2:44 PM241 km150 miles130 nmWest W
Puerto CabezasFri 2:44 PM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La CeibaFri 2:44 PM272 km169 miles147 nmWest W
TegucigalpaFri 2:44 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouthwest SW
CholomaFri 2:44 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest W
MatagalpaFri 2:44 PM403 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DangrigaFri 2:44 PM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PedroFri 2:44 PM434 km270 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belize CityFri 2:44 PM440 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
George Town (Cayman)Fri 3:44 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNortheast NE

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