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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: 35%

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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 144° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.82 meters/second, 1518.6 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.9"943.35 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 minorth943.27 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.6"756.62 mieast0° 16' 36.0"19.03 minorth756.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 4:30 PM1362 km847 miles736 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 4:30 PM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sun 7:30 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 7:30 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 7:30 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySun 3:30 PM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloSun 7:30 PM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 7:30 PM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sun 7:30 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sun 7:30 PM3776 km2347 miles2039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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