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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 57° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"944.63 miwest0° 02' 20.4"2.68 minorth944.52 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.3"757.66 mieast0° 30' 10.8"34.61 minorth757.24 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 4:30 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:30 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 4:30 PM564 km350 miles305 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSun 4:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSun 4:30 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
The ValleySun 4:30 PM587 km365 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:30 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotSun 4:30 PM594 km369 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:30 PM598 km371 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauSun 4:30 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
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