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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: 64%

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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 146° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"955.54 miwest0° 05' 04.7"5.82 misouth955.79 mi
24 hours11° 24' 25.1"750.62 mieast2° 24' 45.1"165.90 misouth773.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 7:02 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 7:02 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Wed 10:02 PM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 6:02 PM3312 km2058 miles1789 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Wed 10:02 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Wed 10:02 PM3707 km2303 miles2001 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 5:02 PM3790 km2355 miles2047 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloWed 10:02 PM3849 km2392 miles2078 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 10:02 PM3864 km2401 miles2087 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteWed 7:02 PM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmSouth S

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