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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 5:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%

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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 177° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.20 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.2"953.12 miWest0° 04' 20.2"4.97 miSouth953.33 mi
24 hours11° 18' 25.3"742.01 miEast2° 06' 48.8"145.35 miSouth760.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 6:02 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 5:02 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
MajuroWed 5:02 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 5:02 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 7:02 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 5:02 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 5:02 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 7:02 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 4:02 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 5:02 PM3007 km1869 miles1624 nmSouth S

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