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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: 66%

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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 128° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.53 meters/second, 1542.7 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"958.35 miwest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 misouth958.62 mi
24 hours11° 22' 59.6"751.19 mieast2° 36' 02.5"178.83 misouth777.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityThu 6:52 PM840 km522 miles454 nmWest W
QuezonThu 6:52 PM844 km524 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaThu 6:52 PM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakatiThu 6:52 PM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cebu CityThu 6:52 PM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BacolodThu 6:52 PM955 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
TaipeiThu 6:52 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorthwest NW
DavaoThu 6:52 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokThu 7:52 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmSouth-southeast SSE
General SantosThu 6:52 PM1305 km811 miles704 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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