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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: 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 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 74° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.46 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.2"944.72 miwest0° 02' 25.4"2.78 misouth944.85 mi
24 hours11° 32' 03.3"750.67 mieast1° 23' 12.5"95.39 misouth759.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de Cuba *Tue 7:16 PM152 km94 miles82 nmWest W
Gonaïves *Tue 7:16 PM184 km114 miles99 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labadee *Tue 7:16 PM225 km140 miles121 nmEast E
Holguín *Tue 7:16 PM227 km141 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cap-Haïtien *Tue 7:16 PM230 km143 miles124 nmEast E
Port-au-Prince *Tue 7:16 PM260 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonTue 6:16 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
San Juan de la MaguanaTue 7:16 PM351 km218 miles190 nmEast-southeast ESE
May PenTue 6:16 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
Cockburn Town *Tue 7:16 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE

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