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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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 116° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 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' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.2"948.08 miwest0° 03' 27.1"3.96 minorth947.92 mi
24 hours11° 37' 52.6"759.74 mieast0° 57' 14.8"65.63 minorth760.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonSun 4:30 PM427 km265 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongSun 4:30 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouSun 4:30 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
ShenzhenSun 4:30 PM458 km284 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
MacauSun 4:30 PM464 km288 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CitySun 4:30 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSoutheast SE
GuangzhouSun 4:30 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanSun 4:30 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
KaohsiungSun 4:30 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
Tarlac CitySun 4:30 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE

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