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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 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 161° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.5 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"946.35 miwest0° 02' 58.5"3.41 misouth946.50 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.0"750.32 mieast1° 36' 03.3"110.11 misouth761.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:16 PM427 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuTue 7:16 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloTue 7:16 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast E
MidwayTue 6:16 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 7:16 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 5:16 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 5:16 PM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 5:16 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 6:16 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 5:16 PM3427 km2130 miles1851 nmWest-southwest WSW
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