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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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 171° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.4"954.08 miwest0° 04' 41.3"5.38 minorth953.89 mi
24 hours348° 20' 18.4"766.57 miwest1° 27' 30.4"100.31 minorth769.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 2:34 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 2:34 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 3:34 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 2:34 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 1:34 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 2:34 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 2:34 PM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 12:34 PM2962 km1840 miles1599 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 2:34 PM3055 km1899 miles1650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 4:34 PM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmEast-northeast ENE

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