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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: 97%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:58 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: 162° 01' 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
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.1"990.16 miwest0° 11' 07.8"12.75 misouth990.00 mi
24 hours12° 57' 32.3"886.51 mieast4° 13' 40.3"290.59 misouth927.50 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 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest W
ApiaWed 10:28 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:28 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 11:28 PM1427 km887 miles770 nmSouth S
AlofiTue 10:28 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 11:28 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 9:28 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:28 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 9:28 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmWest W
SuvaWed 9:28 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmWest-southwest WSW

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