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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 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 50' North
Longitude: 60° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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"944.59 miwest0° 02' 19.3"2.66 minorth944.48 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.4"757.63 mieast0° 29' 48.3"34.17 minorth757.21 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 4:40 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 4:40 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The ValleySun 4:40 PM353 km220 miles191 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaSun 4:40 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSun 4:40 PM364 km226 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 4:40 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSun 4:40 PM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 4:40 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 4:40 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownSun 4:40 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest-southwest WSW
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