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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: 90%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, April 6, 2012 at 7:19 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, April 13, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 138° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.13 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.7"932.83 miwest0° 05' 04.3"5.82 misouth932.59 mi
24 hours14° 45' 53.9"957.47 mieast1° 19' 07.2"90.73 misouth957.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 2:44 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownMon 3:44 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 1:44 AM1158 km720 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 1:44 AM2165 km1346 miles1169 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 6:44 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 1:44 AM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 12:44 AM3242 km2014 miles1750 nmWest W
ApiaTue 12:44 AM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 12:44 AM3670 km2280 miles1981 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 12:44 AM3764 km2339 miles2033 nmWest W
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