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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 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' North, Longitude: 164° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.3"1002.00 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth1001.96 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"779.01 mieast4° 13' 47.7"290.67 minorth828.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TofolTue 10:58 AM156 km97 miles84 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 11:58 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 10:58 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroTue 11:58 AM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 11:58 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 10:58 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 11:58 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNorth N
FunafutiTue 11:58 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 11:58 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaTue 9:58 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmWest-northwest WNW

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