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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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 15' North
Longitude: 112° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.03 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.3 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' 09.9"948.32 miwest0° 03' 30.7"4.03 misouth948.50 mi
24 hours11° 29' 03.3"750.17 mieast1° 48' 35.7"124.49 misouth764.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouWed 7:12 PM203 km126 miles110 nmWest-northwest WNW
MacauWed 7:12 PM360 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongWed 7:12 PM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonWed 7:12 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FoshanWed 7:12 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenWed 7:12 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuangzhouWed 7:12 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Da NangWed 6:12 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
NanningWed 7:12 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
Hai PhongWed 6:12 PM593 km369 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
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