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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 178° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.34 meters/second, 1524.0 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 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' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.1"946.70 miWest0° 03' 04.7"3.53 miSouth946.86 mi
24 hours11° 30' 17.3"750.26 miEast1° 38' 31.8"112.95 miSouth762.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 7:26 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 6:26 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest W
MajuroWed 6:26 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 6:26 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 8:26 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast E
TarawaWed 6:26 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 6:26 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 5:26 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 8:26 PM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 6:26 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmSouth S

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