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

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 160° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 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' 06.4"946.33 miwest0° 02' 58.2"3.40 misouth946.49 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.7"750.32 mieast1° 35' 57.2"109.99 misouth761.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:12 PM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuTue 7:12 PM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloTue 7:12 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast E
MidwayTue 6:12 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 7:12 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 5:12 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 5:12 PM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 6:12 PM3398 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 5:12 PM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest W
TarawaWed 5:12 PM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmWest-southwest WSW

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