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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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 163° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.7 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' 06.5"946.40 miwest0° 02' 59.3"3.43 misouth946.55 mi
24 hours11° 30' 32.5"750.31 mieast1° 36' 24.5"110.52 misouth761.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 7:26 PM662 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 6:26 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 7:26 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 5:26 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 5:26 PM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 5:26 PM3088 km1919 miles1667 nmWest W
TarawaWed 5:26 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 6:26 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 5:26 PM3614 km2246 miles1951 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Tue 8:26 PM3754 km2332 miles2027 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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