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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: 68%

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 Monday, April 1, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' South, Longitude: 148° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.13 meters/second, 1505.3 km/hour, 935.3 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.59 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.1"935.04 miwest0° 00' 25.1"0.48 minorth935.06 mi
24 hours14° 07' 51.9"917.18 mieast0° 47' 05.2"53.98 minorth921.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 4:34 AM324 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaMon 4:34 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 6:34 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiMon 3:34 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:34 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 4:34 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 3:34 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 3:34 AM2792 km1735 miles1507 nmWest W
SuvaTue 2:34 AM3492 km2170 miles1886 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Tue 4:19 AM3709 km2305 miles2003 nmSouthwest SW

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