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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: 90%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' South, Longitude: 135° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.88 meters/second, 1504.4 km/hour, 934.8 miles/hour or 812.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.58 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 23' 04.6"934.47 miwest0° 01' 02.1"1.19 misouth934.42 mi
24 hours14° 41' 37.9"954.55 mieast0° 15' 11.9"17.42 minorth955.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 2:32 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 3:32 AM805 km500 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 1:32 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 1:32 AM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmWest W
Easter IslandSun 5:32 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 1:32 AM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 12:32 AM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmWest W
ApiaMon 12:32 AM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 12:32 AM3983 km2475 miles2151 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 12:32 AM4095 km2545 miles2211 nmWest W

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