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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' North, Longitude: 133° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"1001.47 miwest0° 10' 55.4"12.51 minorth1001.41 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.6"778.60 mieast4° 11' 46.5"288.36 minorth827.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokTue 11:04 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 11:04 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
SofifiTue 11:04 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
TernateTue 11:04 AM794 km493 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoTue 10:04 AM889 km552 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosTue 10:04 AM914 km568 miles493 nmWest W
ManadoTue 10:04 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 11:04 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmSoutheast SE
GorontaloTue 10:04 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaTue 12:04 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNortheast NE

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