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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 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' North, Longitude: 150° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.86 meters/second, 1554.7 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.0"965.88 miwest0° 06' 40.1"7.64 minorth965.64 mi
24 hours11° 34' 51.5"770.45 mieast2° 17' 01.8"157.07 minorth781.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 1:14 PM513 km319 miles277 nmWest W
HagåtñaFri 1:14 PM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 2:14 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 3:14 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokFri 12:14 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 12:14 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaFri 12:14 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 12:14 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroFri 3:14 PM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmEast-southeast ESE
NagoyaFri 12:14 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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