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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 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' North, Longitude: 173° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.14 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 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' 43.7"1002.36 miwest0° 11' 01.9"12.63 minorth1002.33 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.3"779.33 mieast4° 15' 12.8"292.29 minorth829.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 10:24 AM553 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiTue 11:24 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 11:24 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 10:24 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 10:24 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 10:24 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 12:24 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmEast E
ApiaTue 11:24 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSouth S
YarenTue 10:24 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:24 PM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmNortheast NE

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