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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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 114° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 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' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.8"948.27 miwest0° 03' 29.8"4.01 misouth948.44 mi
24 hours11° 29' 05.9"750.17 mieast1° 48' 14.9"124.09 misouth764.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Hong KongWed 7:02 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth N
MacauWed 7:02 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KowloonWed 7:02 PM342 km212 miles185 nmNorth N
ShenzhenWed 7:02 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth N
FoshanWed 7:02 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HaikouWed 7:02 PM445 km277 miles240 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuangzhouWed 7:02 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShantouWed 7:02 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
XiamenWed 7:02 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baguio CityWed 7:02 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-southeast ESE
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