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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 169° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.13 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"967.35 miwest0° 06' 53.3"7.90 minorth967.11 mi
24 hours11° 34' 06.1"770.75 mieast2° 22' 37.8"163.47 minorth783.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 2:28 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM2579 km1602 miles1393 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 1:28 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 12:28 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:28 PM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmWest-southwest WSW

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