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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: 54%

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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' North, Longitude: 149° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.9"946.11 miwest0° 02' 54.0"3.32 misouth946.26 mi
24 hours11° 30' 47.3"750.36 mieast1° 34' 19.3"108.12 misouth761.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloTue 6:26 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 6:26 PM875 km544 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 6:26 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 5:26 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Tue 9:26 PM3316 km2060 miles1790 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 9:26 PM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 4:26 PM3627 km2254 miles1959 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Tue 9:26 PM3831 km2381 miles2069 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Tue 9:26 PM3968 km2466 miles2143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 5:26 PM3982 km2474 miles2150 nmSouthwest SW

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