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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: 24%

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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' North, Longitude: 67° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.1"952.78 miwest0° 04' 33.0"5.22 minorth952.59 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.1"761.95 mieast1° 24' 06.6"96.42 minorth764.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MayagüezSat 4:24 PM58 km36 miles31 nmEast-southeast ESE
Punta CanaSat 4:24 PM77 km48 miles42 nmWest W
PonceSat 4:24 PM118 km73 miles64 nmEast-southeast ESE
La RomanaSat 4:24 PM141 km87 miles76 nmWest W
San JuanSat 4:24 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast E
CaguasSat 4:24 PM171 km106 miles92 nmEast E
Santo DomingoSat 4:24 PM242 km151 miles131 nmWest W
Charlotte AmalieSat 4:24 PM286 km178 miles155 nmEast E
Concepción de La VegaSat 4:24 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
Road TownSat 4:24 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E

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