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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: 18%
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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 36' North
Longitude: 138° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"962.61 miwest0° 06' 16.4"7.19 minorth962.38 mi
24 hours11° 32' 59.7"765.75 mieast2° 06' 55.2"145.49 minorth775.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 2:26 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:26 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Fri 5:26 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 5:26 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:26 PM3089 km1920 miles1668 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:26 PM3128 km1943 miles1689 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:26 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Fri 6:26 PM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Fri 5:26 PM3727 km2316 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Fri 5:26 PM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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