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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 = Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 5:36:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' South, Longitude: 164° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.87 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.91 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.9"954.66 miWest0° 06' 41.8"7.68 miNorth954.98 mi
24 hours13° 06' 13.1"866.21 miEast3° 06' 40.8"213.93 miNorth898.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 7:36 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 6:36 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoWed 6:36 AM780 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 7:36 AM905 km562 miles489 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 7:36 AM953 km592 miles515 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 6:36 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 6:36 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 7:36 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast E
SuvaThu 5:36 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 5:36 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-northwest WNW

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