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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 68° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"944.63 miwest0° 02' 23.2"2.74 misouth944.75 mi
24 hours11° 32' 09.0"750.70 mieast1° 22' 20.6"94.40 misouth759.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta CanaTue 6:52 PM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth S
La RomanaTue 6:52 PM162 km101 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santo DomingoTue 6:52 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouthwest SW
Concepción de La VegaTue 6:52 PM216 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto PlataTue 6:52 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest W
Santiago de los CaballerosTue 6:52 PM227 km141 miles122 nmWest W
MayagüezTue 6:52 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
PonceTue 6:52 PM290 km180 miles157 nmSoutheast SE
San Juan de la MaguanaTue 6:52 PM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JuanTue 6:52 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE

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