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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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 45° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 16.8"952.43 miwest0° 04' 28.4"5.13 misouth952.65 mi
24 hours11° 26' 12.9"750.20 mieast2° 10' 50.2"149.96 misouth769.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownWed 6:02 PM1655 km1028 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneWed 7:02 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceWed 6:02 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesWed 6:02 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 6:02 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 6:02 PM1769 km1100 miles955 nmWest W
ParamariboWed 7:02 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 6:02 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest W
KingstownWed 6:02 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 6:02 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmWest W

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