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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: 42%

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 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' South, Longitude: 123° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.2"957.90 miwest0° 07' 11.8"8.25 minorth958.23 mi
24 hours12° 58' 46.6"860.62 mieast3° 17' 08.9"225.91 minorth896.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeThu 6:36 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
KupangThu 6:36 AM709 km440 miles383 nmNorth N
SuaiThu 7:36 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SameThu 7:36 AM862 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeThu 6:36 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinThu 8:06 AM892 km554 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliThu 7:36 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BaucauThu 7:36 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 6:36 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsThu 8:06 AM1322 km821 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
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