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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 57' North
Longitude: 148° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.85 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.7"992.81 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 minorth992.65 mi
24 hours11° 20' 44.3"775.31 mieast3° 43' 28.8"256.02 minorth812.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 11:48 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanWed 11:48 AM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 12:48 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 10:48 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
JayapuraWed 10:48 AM1536 km955 miles829 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariWed 10:48 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 11:48 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 1:48 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 1:48 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 12:48 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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