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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: 28%

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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 130° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.10 meters/second, 1526.8 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.5"948.40 miwest0° 03' 32.3"4.06 minorth948.24 mi
24 hours11° 37' 48.0"759.91 mieast0° 59' 20.2"68.02 minorth760.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuezonSun 3:34 PM1097 km682 miles593 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaSun 3:34 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest-southwest WSW
TaipeiSun 3:34 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmNorthwest NW
FoochowSun 3:34 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmNorthwest NW
KagoshimaSun 4:34 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
MelekeokSun 4:34 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmSouth-southeast SSE
XiamenSun 3:34 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoSun 3:34 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ShantouSun 3:34 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoSun 4:34 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth N

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