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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 26, 2017 at 18:56:00.

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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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 20, 2017 at 3:58 pm
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, March 28, 2017 at 2:57 am

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' South, Longitude: 118° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 kilometres/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"996.80 miWest0° 10' 52.2"12.45 miNorth997.03 mi
24 hours12° 28' 22.6"858.42 miEast4° 30' 45.0"310.06 miNorth915.06 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 10:56 am2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 1:56 pm2542 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:56 pm3229 km2006 miles1744 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 12:56 pm3486 km2166 miles1882 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 8:56 am3645 km2265 miles1968 nmWest-southwest WSW
Guatemala CitySun 12:56 pm3801 km2362 miles2052 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:56 pm3866 km2402 miles2088 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 11:56 am3935 km2445 miles2125 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 12:56 pm4058 km2522 miles2191 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 12:56 pm4073 km2531 miles2199 nmEast-northeast ENE

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