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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: 1%

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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 136° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.89 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.4"979.35 miwest0° 08' 26.3"9.67 minorth979.12 mi
24 hours11° 27' 46.0"772.93 mieast3° 02' 38.2"209.28 minorth795.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 12:24 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaThu 1:24 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast E
SaipanThu 1:24 PM1021 km635 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavaoThu 11:24 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosThu 11:24 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariThu 12:24 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmSouth S
QuezonThu 11:24 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
ManilaThu 11:24 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
JayapuraThu 12:24 PM1768 km1098 miles954 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoThu 11:24 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouthwest SW

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