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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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' North, Longitude: 138° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.36 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 42.7"1002.94 miwest0° 11' 05.8"12.71 minorth1002.92 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.7"779.89 mieast4° 17' 19.5"294.72 minorth831.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:00 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 10:00 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 10:00 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 12:00 Noon3309 km2056 miles1787 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 10:00 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 9:00 AM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:00 PM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 1:00 PM4047 km2515 miles2185 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 1:00 PM4115 km2557 miles2222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 9:00 AM4149 km2578 miles2240 nmWest-southwest WSW
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