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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 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 173° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.17 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"941.88 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 misouth941.92 mi
24 hours11° 35' 46.9"752.55 mieast0° 43' 43.7"50.14 misouth755.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 6:16 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluMon 7:16 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmEast E
Wake IslandTue 5:16 PM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest W
MajuroTue 5:16 PM2210 km1373 miles1194 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 5:16 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 5:16 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 7:16 PM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 5:16 PM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 5:16 PM3288 km2043 miles1776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 6:16 PM3289 km2044 miles1776 nmSouth S
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