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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: 3%
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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 39' North
Longitude: 136° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.5"1002.98 miwest0° 11' 06.1"12.71 minorth1002.95 mi
24 hours11° 17' 51.2"779.93 mieast4° 17' 28.0"294.89 minorth831.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 9:50 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 9:50 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 9:50 AM3057 km1899 miles1650 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 11:50 AM3244 km2016 miles1751 nmSouth S
RarotongaMon 9:50 AM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 12:50 PM3841 km2387 miles2074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 12:50 PM3870 km2405 miles2089 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 12:50 PM4027 km2502 miles2174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 12:50 PM4137 km2571 miles2234 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoTue 8:50 AM4153 km2580 miles2242 nmWest-southwest WSW
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