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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: 33%

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 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 55° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.41 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"944.61 miwest0° 02' 21.4"2.70 minorth944.49 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.0"757.64 mieast0° 30' 36.0"35.08 minorth757.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 4:20 PM753 km468 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:20 PM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 4:20 PM791 km492 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:20 PM823 km512 miles445 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSun 4:20 PM826 km514 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 4:20 PM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSun 4:20 PM847 km527 miles458 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:20 PM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySun 4:20 PM861 km535 miles465 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 4:20 PM861 km535 miles465 nmSouthwest SW

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