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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 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 139° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.38 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"962.49 miwest0° 06' 15.8"7.18 minorth962.25 mi
24 hours11° 33' 01.1"765.67 mieast2° 06' 40.8"145.20 minorth775.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 2:34 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 2:34 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Fri 5:34 PM2883 km1792 miles1557 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 5:34 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:34 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:34 PM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:34 PM3335 km2072 miles1800 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Fri 6:34 PM3783 km2350 miles2042 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Fri 5:34 PM3788 km2353 miles2045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Fri 5:34 PM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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