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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 = Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 4:36:00 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: 34%

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 Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 136° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.79 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.17 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.3"970.19 miWest0° 08' 46.0"10.05 miNorth970.55 mi
24 hours12° 32' 30.5"841.18 miEast3° 49' 18.2"262.70 miNorth887.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 7:06 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsThu 7:36 AM1005 km624 miles542 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 8:36 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 6:36 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 6:36 AM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 6:36 AM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Thu 11:36 AM3160 km1963 miles1706 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 5:36 AM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 6:36 AM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 5:36 AM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmWest W

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