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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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 16' North
Longitude: 116° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"948.21 miwest0° 03' 28.9"3.99 misouth948.39 mi
24 hours11° 29' 08.5"750.18 mieast1° 47' 54.0"123.69 misouth764.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KowloonWed 6:52 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongWed 6:52 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorthwest NW
ShantouWed 6:52 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
ShenzhenWed 6:52 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
MacauWed 6:52 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
Baguio CityWed 6:52 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
KaohsiungWed 6:52 PM556 km346 miles300 nmNortheast NE
Tarlac CityWed 6:52 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSoutheast SE
GuangzhouWed 6:52 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
FoshanWed 6:52 PM574 km356 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
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