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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: 2%

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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 161° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.22 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.4"1002.55 miwest0° 11' 03.3"12.66 minorth1002.51 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.7"779.50 mieast4° 15' 57.6"293.14 minorth830.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:34 AM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandMon 9:34 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 10:34 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 11:34 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 10:34 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 9:34 AM2566 km1594 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 11:34 AM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiMon 10:34 AM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 11:34 AM2793 km1736 miles1508 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 9:34 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest W

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