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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: 44%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 15' South
Longitude: 149° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.4"954.10 miwest0° 06' 35.7"7.56 minorth954.42 mi
24 hours13° 07' 40.4"867.37 mieast3° 04' 32.9"211.50 minorth899.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 6:36 AM46 km29 miles25 nmSoutheast SE
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Wed 6:36 AM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 6:36 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 5:36 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 8:36 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 6:36 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 6:36 AM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 5:36 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 5:36 AM2694 km1674 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaThu 4:36 AM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmWest W
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