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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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 119° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"948.09 miwest0° 03' 28.0"3.98 misouth948.26 mi
24 hours11° 29' 11.2"750.13 mieast1° 47' 33.0"123.28 misouth764.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityWed 6:42 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KaohsiungWed 6:42 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tarlac CityWed 6:42 PM440 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MabalacatWed 6:42 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AngelesWed 6:42 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OlongapoWed 6:42 PM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShantouWed 6:42 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonWed 6:42 PM538 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManilaWed 6:42 PM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakatiWed 6:42 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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