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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: 45%

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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 169° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.16 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.1"941.87 miwest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 misouth941.90 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.2"752.58 mieast0° 43' 12.5"49.54 misouth755.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 6:02 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluMon 7:02 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
Baker IslandMon 5:02 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 5:02 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest W
KiritimatiTue 7:02 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 5:02 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 5:02 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 6:02 PM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 5:02 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 5:02 PM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmSouthwest SW
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