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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: 55%

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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 158° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.15 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"946.28 miwest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 misouth946.43 mi
24 hours11° 30' 38.5"750.33 mieast1° 35' 33.5"109.54 misouth761.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:02 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
Napili-HonokowaiTue 7:02 PM216 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
Kailua-KonaTue 7:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast E
WailukuTue 7:02 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
HiloTue 7:02 PM318 km198 miles172 nmEast E
KiritimatiWed 7:02 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 6:02 PM2178 km1354 miles1176 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 5:02 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 6:02 PM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 5:02 PM3588 km2230 miles1938 nmWest-southwest WSW

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