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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 = Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 4:26:00 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: 56%

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 Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 160° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 420.86 meters/second, 1515.1 kilometres/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 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' 25.2"15.69 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.8"941.18 miWest0° 03' 49.6"4.39 miNorth941.37 mi
24 hours13° 41' 38.9"893.85 miEast2° 04' 29.7"142.71 miNorth910.57 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 6:26 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 5:26 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 6:26 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteTue 6:26 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 6:26 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 5:26 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 5:26 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 4:26 AM2183 km1356 miles1178 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:26 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 4:26 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-northwest WNW

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