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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: 7%

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 Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' North, Longitude: 157° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.05 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.4"955.02 miwest0° 04' 52.6"5.59 minorth954.82 mi
24 hours11° 39' 23.7"766.99 mieast1° 32' 06.5"105.59 minorth770.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kailua-KonaFri 2:28 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
HiloFri 2:28 PM319 km198 miles172 nmNortheast NE
WailukuFri 2:28 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluFri 2:28 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 2:28 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 1:28 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:28 PM3381 km2101 miles1825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 12:28 PM3707 km2303 miles2002 nmWest-southwest WSW
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