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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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 154° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.9"961.99 miwest0° 06' 10.7"7.08 minorth961.76 mi
24 hours11° 33' 13.9"765.53 mieast2° 04' 29.0"142.69 minorth774.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 3:36 PM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth N
WailukuFri 3:36 PM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 3:36 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSat 3:36 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 2:36 PM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 1:36 PM2986 km1856 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 2:36 PM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 1:36 PM3829 km2379 miles2067 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 3:36 PM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 3:36 PM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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