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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 9:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' North, Longitude: 173° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.75 meters/second, 1579.5 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.7"981.28 miwest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 minorth981.05 mi
24 hours11° 26' 42.9"773.23 mieast3° 08' 39.6"216.17 minorth798.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:58 AM1390 km864 miles750 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:58 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 12:58 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 11:58 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 1:58 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 1:58 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandThu 11:58 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:58 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:58 AM2449 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:58 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW

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