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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 24, 2013 at 9:28:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 31' South, Longitude: 161° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.72 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.50 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.1"990.17 miWest0° 11' 07.9"12.75 miSouth990.01 mi
24 hours12° 57' 30.3"886.48 miEast4° 13' 41.7"290.62 miSouth927.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoWed 10:28 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmWest W
ApiaWed 10:28 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:28 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 11:28 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth S
AlofiTue 10:28 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 11:28 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 9:28 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:28 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 9:28 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
SuvaWed 9:28 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest-southwest WSW

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