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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' North, Longitude: 160° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.02 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.1"993.12 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 minorth992.96 mi
24 hours11° 20' 33.5"775.35 mieast3° 44' 38.4"257.33 minorth812.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 11:58 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 11:58 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 12:58 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast E
YarenWed 12:58 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 12:58 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 12:58 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaWed 10:58 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 11:58 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 10:58 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 9:58 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmWest-southwest WSW

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