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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: 61%

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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 42° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.86 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.6"952.36 miwest0° 04' 27.5"5.11 misouth952.58 mi
24 hours11° 26' 15.6"750.20 mieast2° 10' 30.2"149.58 misouth769.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 6:52 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 5:52 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboWed 6:52 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceWed 5:52 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest W
CastriesWed 5:52 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 5:52 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 5:52 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 5:52 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest W
KingstownWed 5:52 PM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 8:52 PM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmEast E

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