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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 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 60' North, Longitude: 144° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"992.62 miwest0° 09' 56.3"11.39 minorth992.45 mi
24 hours11° 20' 47.8"775.23 mieast3° 43' 06.4"255.58 minorth811.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 12:04 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth N
SaipanWed 12:04 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
MelekeokWed 11:04 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmWest W
JayapuraWed 11:04 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 1:04 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmEast E
ManokwariWed 11:04 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 12:04 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth S
ManadoWed 10:04 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 2:04 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManilaWed 10:04 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmWest-northwest WNW

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