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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: 7%

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 Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' South, Longitude: 153° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"1004.44 miwest0° 11' 27.4"13.12 minorth1004.55 mi
24 hours11° 22' 37.4"786.88 mieast4° 31' 48.4"311.26 minorth845.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 10:14 AM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 10:14 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoMon 9:14 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 10:14 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 10:14 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaMon 9:14 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 8:14 AM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmWest W
AlofiSun 9:14 AM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 8:14 AM3192 km1983 miles1723 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaMon 9:14 AM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmSouthwest SW
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