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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: 57%

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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 131° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"947.81 miwest0° 03' 23.5"3.89 misouth947.98 mi
24 hours11° 29' 24.1"750.15 mieast1° 45' 48.3"121.28 misouth763.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiWed 5:52 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorthwest NW
QuezonWed 5:52 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaWed 5:52 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 6:52 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KagoshimaWed 6:52 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
FoochowWed 5:52 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoWed 5:52 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoWed 6:52 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNorth N
HagåtñaWed 7:52 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-southeast ESE
FukuokaWed 6:52 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmNorth N

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