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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' North, Longitude: 178° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.61 meters/second, 1579.0 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.35 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.4"980.95 miwest0° 08' 37.6"9.89 minorth980.73 mi
24 hours348° 33' 06.3"773.18 miwest3° 07' 38.9"215.01 minorth797.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 12:34 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:34 PM1345 km835 miles726 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 12:34 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 12:34 PM1490 km926 miles805 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 1:34 PM1805 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenThu 12:34 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 11:34 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 12:34 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 1:34 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 2:34 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmEast-northeast ENE
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