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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 = Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 6:32:00 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: 48%

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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 06:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 172° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.09 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.3"965.43 miWest0° 06' 23.5"7.33 miSouth965.71 mi
24 hours348° 50' 25.6"741.41 miWest2° 53' 34.7"198.90 miSouth772.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 6:32 PM673 km418 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroThu 6:32 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 6:32 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 7:32 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 5:32 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 6:32 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 6:32 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 6:32 PM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 4:32 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmWest W
HoniaraThu 5:32 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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