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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: 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' South, Longitude: 165° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 11.8"941.32 miwest0° 03' 52.0"4.43 minorth941.51 mi
24 hours13° 41' 13.5"893.51 mieast2° 05' 24.9"143.76 minorth910.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiTue 5:46 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 6:46 AM655 km407 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoTue 5:46 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuWed 5:46 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 6:46 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiWed 5:46 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 6:46 AM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 5:46 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 5:46 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaWed 4:46 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmWest W
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