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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 153° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.64 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.7"938.34 miwest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 misouth938.20 mi
24 hours14° 16' 03.5"929.27 mieast0° 33' 14.2"38.11 misouth928.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 3:56 AM482 km299 miles260 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 3:56 AM673 km418 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 2:56 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 3:56 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 2:56 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 2:56 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 3:56 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmNorth N
AdamstownSun 5:56 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaMon 1:56 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 1:56 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmWest-northwest WNW

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