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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 5:27 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 77° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.4"944.84 miwest0° 02' 26.4"2.80 misouth944.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 00.6"750.71 mieast1° 23' 36.4"95.85 misouth759.98 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 7:26 PM133 km83 miles72 nmEast E
Holguín *Tue 7:26 PM146 km91 miles79 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayTue 6:26 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Camagüey *Tue 7:26 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonTue 6:26 PM205 km127 miles110 nmSouth S
May PenTue 6:26 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth S
Santa Clara *Tue 7:26 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
George Town (Cayman)Tue 6:26 PM455 km282 miles245 nmWest W
Gonaïves *Tue 7:26 PM463 km287 miles250 nmEast E
Cap-Haïtien *Tue 7:26 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast E
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