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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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 166° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"961.50 miwest0° 06' 06.5"7.00 minorth961.27 mi
24 hours11° 33' 23.5"765.32 mieast2° 02' 48.5"140.76 minorth773.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 4:24 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayFri 3:24 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 4:24 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 2:24 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 2:24 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 2:24 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 2:24 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:24 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 2:24 PM3209 km1994 miles1732 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 4:24 PM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmSouth S

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