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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 22:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' North, Longitude: 159° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.57 meters/second, 1600.4 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.9"994.35 miwest0° 10' 07.6"11.60 minorth994.20 mi
24 hours11° 20' 00.0"775.65 mieast3° 48' 23.4"261.62 minorth814.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:14 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 12:14 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 10:14 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:14 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 11:14 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 11:14 AM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 10:14 AM3015 km1874 miles1628 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 12:14 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 10:14 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 11:14 AM3242 km2015 miles1751 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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