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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 21:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' North, Longitude: 148° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"994.68 miwest0° 10' 09.9"11.64 minorth994.54 mi
24 hours11° 19' 50.9"775.74 mieast3° 49' 25.8"262.81 minorth814.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:26 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 11:26 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 11:26 AM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 10:26 AM3221 km2002 miles1739 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:26 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 11:26 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 10:26 AM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 10:26 AM3788 km2354 miles2046 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:26 AM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 9:26 AM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmWest-southwest WSW

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