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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 phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' North, Longitude: 156° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.6"981.94 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 minorth981.72 mi
24 hours11° 26' 21.3"773.33 mieast3° 10' 42.1"218.50 minorth798.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 12:48 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 12:48 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 10:48 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 11:48 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 11:48 AM2904 km1804 miles1568 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:48 AM3350 km2081 miles1809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteWed 12:48 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 10:48 AM3549 km2205 miles1916 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 10:48 AM3590 km2231 miles1939 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:48 AM3605 km2240 miles1947 nmWest W

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