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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 5:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 152° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.36 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.8"955.72 miWest0° 05' 06.6"5.86 miSouth955.97 mi
24 hours11° 24' 19.3"750.65 miEast2° 25' 29.9"166.75 miSouth773.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 7:26 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNorthwest NW
WailukuWed 7:26 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluWed 7:26 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 7:26 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 6:26 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 5:26 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Wed 10:26 PM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 6:26 PM3662 km2275 miles1977 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Wed 10:26 PM3831 km2380 miles2068 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteWed 7:26 PM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmSouth S

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