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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 = Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 2:34:00 PM.

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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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, March 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 43' South, Longitude: 162° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.64 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.2"938.15 miWest0° 02' 52.1"3.29 miSouth938.01 mi
24 hours14° 16' 05.1"929.12 miEast0° 31' 13.1"35.79 miSouth928.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSun 4:34 AM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSun 3:34 AM794 km494 miles429 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 4:34 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 3:34 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 4:34 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmEast E
FakaofoMon 3:34 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 2:34 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 2:34 AM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 4:34 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSun 2:34 AM2686 km1669 miles1451 nmNorthwest NW

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